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  • Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • North Grafton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why Tufts?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"What field of veterinary medicine do you want to go into?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Why not human medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you like and dislike about your current job? (They were both familiar with the place where I work, so this allowed for more of a conversation.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Talk about yourself. (Not really a question, but it's hard to build yourself up in their eyes without feeling like you're bragging.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Tufts materials. E-mailed back-and-forth with a current student. Reviewed my essays. Googled my interviewers." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the interviewers and students, the efficiency of the admissions staff, and the timing of tours/presentations through the day. The facilities are decent. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewers, though friendly and polite, seemed REALLY hungry and tired. A disadvantage to having an interview later in the day, I suppose." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had not stressed quite as much, and maybe had less caffeine. More coffee didn't really help the nerves." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/19/2008

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Some food or beverages other than coffee and cookies would have been appreciated." Report Response

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