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  • Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Blacksburg
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

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

"Why are you interested in pursuing a DVM when you can do research with a PhD?" Report Response

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

"What would you tell a lady who was keeping a ground hog in a small cage in her backyard if you noticed it accidentally on a large animal barn call? Say she was really attached to this animal." Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"much of the questions/conversations were interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"So tell us about yourself." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over the AVMA website. did some practice interview questions although none of those questions were asked!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"seeing the other students, having the first years stop by and talk to us" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the nerves disappeared as the interview got closer! also, the interviews went extremely quickly as in it felt like only five minutes had passed." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"two interview teams each with a hot and cold room. people were very friendly and tried to put you at ease. just have fun and hopefully it will be a once in a lifetime experience!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Inn at VT

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/04/2009

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 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?

10 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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