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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Pomona
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Describe a time that you innovated to solve a problem. (Be specific!)" Report Response

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

"Talk about a risky decision you made. Are you happy with the outcome?" Report Response

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

"Talk about a tough decision you made. Describe the process and the steps you took to come to that decision. Are you happy with the outcome?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us ONE thing about yourself that you would like us to know." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a time when you had to deal with group members who had differing values, ideas, opinions or beliefs? (Be very specific!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Using SDN interview feedback! Many of the question posted on this feedback were asked. It helped so much to have an answer ready." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were very friendly and casual. They wanted you do well. They made the interview feel like it wasn't a test but really a way for them to get to know you." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I don't like the behavioral interview questions, especially since they pretty much start with those immediately. I wished they would have asked more about me (what school I went to, where I was from, etc.) before they started the interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. I felt prepared for the interview and the entire orientation process." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview day was about 4 and a half hours. You will do an interview, curriculum overview, campus tour, financial planning, and student q&a session in this time period. They provide lunch for you. It's a very laid back process." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

LAX

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Doubletree Hotel Claremont (just a few miles from campus)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/29/2011

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

8 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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