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  • University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Philadelphia
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1 interviewer, 1 observer

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)?

"If you could not be a veterinarian, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"What grades did you get this fall quarter?" Report Response

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

"Describe a time you had to solve an interpersonal conflict in a work setting." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I made a list of questions to ask both the interviewers and the students present, and read through SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"There seems to be a really strong sense of community among the students there. The administration also seems to care a lot about the students' experience at the school and is constantly working to improve based on the feedback from the students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The Old Vet Building was pretty old... some of the facilities were not as modern as I had hoped." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How stress-free the whole process would be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They actually include the students in the admissions process - meaning that the students that you talk to on that day will give feedback about you and their conversations with you to the admissions committee. I was at first really nervous about this, but it flowed nicely and everyone just wanted to speak to everyone so it worked out really well." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

1/20/17

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 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?

10 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?

"Nothing - everything flowed well and everyone was extremely welcoming and excited to have the interviewees there!" Report Response

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