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  • University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Tell me about the path you took to get to where you are right now?" Report Response

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

"What three words would you use to describe yourself?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What position did you play in rugby? (one of the interviewers had played when he was younger)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you say to a farmer if he said he wanted to euthanize a cow that was not producing enough milk? (I am SOOO not a food animal person)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at UPenn website, read over interview feedback, talked to UPenn alumni. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The whole interview was very relaxed and the students were very open and helpful. By the end of the day, you kind of forget they are here to judge you. The facilities and caseloads were amazing and the school has so much history." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My "hot" interviewer asked me very detailed questions about my application. He was tough! " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It was freezing cold the day of my interview and before the tour they told us we wont be going outside so we didn't need our coats - but they took us outside a couple times! I wish I still would've brought my coat." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think the day as a whole was really fun. The interview itself was a little stressful, but the rest ran smoothly. Be prepared to ask a lot of questions and just talk a lot in general to get yourself noticed." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

01/16/2009

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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