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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 yourself." Report Response

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

"Why Tufts over you IS school, which is a very good school?" Report Response

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

"How will you handle the rigorous curriculm with _______? (I have a chronic illness that i mentioned in my application)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Compare vet medicine between Country A (which i lived in) and country B (which I studied abroad in)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The compare between countries. I actually couldn't answer it because i had not really seen much of vet medicine in the country i had lived in due to the fact i moved wheni was just over 10 years old." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, REviewed application, talked to a vet i work with that is alumni of the school, Research the school, wrote responses to possible questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The overall atmosphere of the interview. I never felt drilled or uncomfortable. Even when i was asked a question that i couldn't answer, I didn't feel like it hurt me to admit that i didn't know the answer." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I think i was pretty well prepareed" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great process! Even if i don't get in, your process made me feel confident about my application. Loved that you match my interviewers with my interests." 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?

7 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Logan

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

4 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing! You're system and responsiveness is great! You made the process so much easier and were qui" Report Response

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