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  • University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

2 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Why veterinary medicine, if I was accepted everywhere where would I go and what would I do if I wasn't accepted anywhere" Report Response

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

"One thing about my clinical experience positive or negative" Report Response

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

"Where I see myself in 5 years" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"5 adjectives to describe myself" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Euthanasia question about putting a healthy animal to sleep" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"tried to relax and go through my main reasons for wanting to be a vet and what I liked about their school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"students were all very friendly and tried to get us to relax. The area is really nice and facilities seemed great" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Interviewers were honestly scary. After my interview I was very turned off by the school by how unapproachable and elitist the faculty seemed to be." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To try to relax more. I was very nervous but I wish I would have just relaxed" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A great school and facility, but definitely not the place for me. I prefer to feel more welcome with friendly faculty and admissions where they act like they want you to be there not like you would be lucky to come there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

Hotel

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?

02/18/2011

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

2 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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"to try to be a bit more responsive and friendly towards the interviewees" Report Response

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