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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Pomona
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Tell us about a time when you had competing priorities" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time when you had to work with unfamiliar people" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a situation that did not go as planned, what would you have done differently" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about a time when you had to work with unfamiliar people" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a time when you had competing priorities" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, speaking to a family member that has been trained in administering behavioral-based interviews, practice with a friend" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The PBL practice session, the friendliness of the faculty and the tour guides, vegetarian lunch options provided" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They were very disorganized (the first day of interviews). Also, the student Q&A session - it was 3-4 applicants on 2-3 students. It would have been better to have the entire group ~15 ppl do a Q&A with the students. But it would have also been good if the students used were more knowledgeable and communicative. The ones we had were unenthusiastic and uninformative." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was not going to interview until the very end of the session." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was accepted" 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/20/2009

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

3 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?

8 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?

"Be more responsive to emails during interview weeks. Waiting 2 months for a decision is too long." Report Response

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