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  • University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Davis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"What have you been doing since you applied? Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Is there any feline infectious diseases that humans should worry about?" Report Response

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

"What is an issue that concerns you in shelter medicine? Can you take this issue you just described to us and apply it to an area of equine medicine?" Report Response

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

"How do you feel about animal ownership vs. guardianship? How have you prepared yourself for the rigorous academic challenges of veterinary school? (note, I had low GPA)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about golf. (I had put golf down as an EC activity)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What track will you be? (holy cow, I really struggled for some reason to answer this!!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read practice questions and answered them out loud. Bought a really expensive suit." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How nice the interviewers were. They could have attacked me with regards to my low GPA, but they didn't. Everything was worded so kindly and sincerely. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Absolutely nothing!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How fast time would fly. I have a tendency to ramble. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My advice to others: Attend the orientation and take everything they say seriously. If they tell you they will ask you a question, they will. They told us they would ask "why should we pick you" and they did." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/03/2009

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?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep us updated on a DAY BY DAY basis via the "current applicants" page on your website. This seems" Report Response

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