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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"What do you see yourself doing in five years?" Report Response

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

"What was (the research I did during undergrad) like?" Report Response

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

"How was England (study abroad experience during undergrad)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"So you have all this exotic animal experience, why do you want to do small veterinary medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the reviews on here SDN, read practice questions and practiced outloud on a few" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everybody was so incredibly friendly and genuinely interested in making interviewees feel comfortable about the day. I was a nervous wreck approaching this interview and I'm a pretty shy person in general, but I assure anybody out there that's like me in that regard, they are there to make YOU feel at ease, and really welcome you to their institution." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It's kind of in the middle of nowhere, which is a downfall for me because I would LOVE if it were in Boston, I like city life." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Probably that the admin building is where everything takes place, I was fortunate and just walked in their first thing but that's where you are for most of the day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"All of the other interviewees were completely friendly (at least my group was) and it's a help to talk to them and great for relaxing." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

Boston Logan

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Econo Lodge

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/09/2010

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?

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?

8 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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