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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

Two

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)?

"All the questions I was asked were very very similar (if not identical) to those mentioned on here already. That's really all you need to prepare... come up with some examples of things you have experienced, and be prepared to explain them in detail." Report Response

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

No Response

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

No 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 looked here on SDN and I did a mock interview to address any nervous habits I had." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students all seemed so happy to be there! They loved answering the questions, and they just raved about Western's curriculum and faculty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost, but I obviously knew ahead of time - it's not a secret. If you absolutely can't afford it, don't even apply there. Pretty simple." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I'm glad I ate at the airport before heading to my hotel because it was easier than trying to find a way to get food without a rental car. I am also glad I knew to fly into ONTARIO and not LAX. Much easier." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really enjoyed my weekend there. Pomona was not that bad, in my opinion - certainly not as ghetto as I was thinking it would be. And Claremont was beautiful and full of places to shop, eat, drink... very nice!" 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?

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?

Ontario! Much easier than LAX!

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Shilo Inn Hotel (Free Shuttle)

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?

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The admissions folks can't tell your email provider to NOT put their email in the spam folder, so it has to be up to the applicants. CHECK YOUR JUNK FOLDER! Tell your email not to block @westernu emails!" Report Response

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