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  • University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Davis
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

3

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)?

"Ethical question - regarding a dying dog that you can save but the owner can't afford to and there is a crying little girl hugging the dog." Report Response

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

"What is your learning style and how do you think this will fit in with our new curriculum?" Report Response

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

"A political question regarding a controversial area of vet med (non-anesthetic dentals). I work for a current CVMA official so it was sort of expected." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about your research and then asked actual follow up questions that actually showed they were interested!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a recent event that will show us you are a lifelong learner." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interviews with professor, practicing with friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"admissions staff are very nice and did a great job of calming me down before the interview. Also had words of encouragement afterwards as well.Interviews seemed genuinely interested in me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

< $100

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?

03/02/2011

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

9 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?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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