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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

1 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?

No Response

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Why Penn vs. other vet schools? Where else have you applied?" Report Response

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

"How do you feel about ear cropping?" Report Response

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

"They asked me to defend a few of my grades from undergraduate." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is an interesting case that you have seen in your experience?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You were the 4th vet that these owners have come to and they just want you to put their healthy dog down. What would you do? Followed up with If you refused to put the dog down, what would happen if the owners let the dog out and let it get hit by a car causing an accident? (I failed this question, keep in mind the options of the dog, a humane euthanasia vs. being hit by a car)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the SDN questions and reread my application. Advice is to go over the moral questions with your vet." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Huge facilities and wonderful staff" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the distance between the large and small animal facilities, even the vast distance between the different large animal facilities." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To go over the moral and euthanasia questions with my vet. Don't over think questions, just relax and think about the animals well-being." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

No Response

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/11/2011

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?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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