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  • University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Gainesville
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?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Name a time when you had to take charge of a situation you shouldn't have had to take charge of." Report Response

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

"Describe a time when you had to work in a team setting with someone you didn't get along with." Report Response

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

"If they wanted to open a low cost spay neuter clinic like a mile away from your vet clinic, how would you feel about that and what would you do about it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What animal do you most identify with?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you think about doing research on dogs that required you to induce spinal trauma (break their spines) and then euthanize them in order to help humans with your research? Stated more delicately but this was the jist of it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched UF from their website, talked to a current vet student, used SDN website. THIS WEBSITE IS CASH MONEY! I was only asked ONE question that was not EXACTLY, WORD FOR WORD, from the questions on this site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewers were hilarious! Immediately put me at ease. One was laughing so hard at an inside joke he couldn't even introduce himself. Felt like they really wanted to get to know me, and the longer interview gave them a chance to do so." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really, I enjoyed the interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They follow the questions on this site. End of story. Don't be worried about any off the wall questions. They even say that you can skip a question and come back to it later or take a moment or two within the interview to think of an answer (usually a time when . . .you did something)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The small animal hospital is finished and absolutely PHENOMENAL. The dean referred to it as the best in the world. The people were friendly, but not overly so. Would have liked a welcoming reception of some kind but there was none. Not much information about the program, nor did they give us any info except financial." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

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?

Other

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?

02/12/2011

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?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 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?

No Response

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