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  • University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Gainesville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

45 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?

Closed file

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

"What are some strengths of yours? Weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"What jobs have you worked outside of veterinary medicine?" Report Response

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

"Do you study alone or in groups? What role do you take on when in a group? How do you work with others?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"We had a discussion on the mustang problem out west that started as a question but turned more into a discussion on different ideas I had and their validity/problems/etc and what the interviewer would have done and what I thought of his ideas." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Can you talk about a time where you made a very difficult decision and then later looking back you think you would have made a different decision/done something differently?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read these questions, talked to peers who had interviewed before" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school tried very hard to calm our nerves before and after the interview. They really cared that we did well and felt good about it." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They basically follow the questions on here to a T" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was never really grilled, just got wrapped up in a discussion that I think could have been mistaken for grilling because the interviewer was really pushing it, but I think he was genuinely interested in my thoughts. Also they asked a LOT about group dynamics and competitiveness and seemed to be really set on keeping the school more collaborative and friendly than overly competitive which I liked" 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

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

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?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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