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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?

2 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?

40 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 us about your honors thesis"" Report Response

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

""Why this corner of the country?" (I'm from the west coast)" Report Response

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

""You had an interesting historical figure for your essay: tell us more about her"" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

""How did you come to combine your mom's interest in horses (she's a dressage trainer) with your dad's profession in human medicine? How do they feel about your decision?"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""Based on your clinical experience, what do you think would be your favorite and least favorite parts of the job?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about the curriculum, research opportunities, the animal use policy, selectives. Re-read my essays and my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I like that Tufts doesn't track, and I talked to my interviewers about the advantage/disadvantage of that approach. All of the students and admissions staff were extremely friendly and willing to answer questions." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the commuter rail train I was supposed to take got canceled, but there wasn't really any way to know so me a few others sat there for an hour and half. When the sun goes down it gets quite cold. Also, the ice covered sidewalks between the station and the school were kinda hard to navigate, not that that is their fault." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing in particular that I can think of." 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?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Logan

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/09/2009

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 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?

5 out of 10

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