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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why do you want to be a vet?" Report Response

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

"Hypothetical...If a dog was hit by a car and the neighbor/person who hit the dog brought it in but didn't want to pay, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"Name some current issues in Veterinary Medicine" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really stands out as being super interesting... Everything you would expect :)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who's birthday was yesterday....Yeah I had no clue :( It was music related so I'm sure no one else will get that." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read current events in Vet Med." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Joyce Massie was out front greeting everyone. A bunch of first year students came to talk to us about how they liked the school and to help calm our nerves." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not to stress so much. Its not as bad as it seems and it goes really fast!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"VA still uses the "hot and cold" interviews. There was the hot team which had access to your file and the cold team which only knew your name. Each interview had 2 interviewers and lasted 15 minutes. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 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

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?

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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