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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Have I ever considered working in human medicine instead of vet med" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What are my views on the Iditarod (I worked in Alaska one summer on a completely unrelated topic -- this was my "ethical question.")" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What is one question you wished we had asked you but haven't?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Are there jobs available in the area of vet med I wish to pursue?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"To be honest, I was prepared for most of them because they had come up in previous interviews, or were obvious things to ask." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practiced questions on SDN. The best preparation is having had two prior interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything - how friendly everyone is, the brand new classroom facilities, and the amazing educational opportunities the school has to offer!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Absolutely nothing - this is by far my first choice school and I would be honored to attend!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I hadn't stressed so much about housing because after driving around the city calling leasing offices, I found out from my student host the next day that I'll get tons of emails per day from current students looking for new apartment-mates if I'm accepted." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Again, Davis is my first choice school and I'm holding my breath for a dream-come-true acceptance!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

No Response

How did the tourguide seem?

No Response

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?

Airplane

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

Sacramento

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/09/2010

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

3 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I wish they would send out more updates or utilize an online status check. Whenever I've called or emailed directly, they've been extremely friendly, responsive, and helpful." Report Response

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