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  • University of Guelph Ontario Veterinary College
  • Veterinary School
  • Guelph
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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 did I apply there?" Report Response

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

"What do you like to do for fun?" Report Response

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

"What is the average first year salary for veterinarians?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe a situation where you had to work or live with someone you didn't get along with and how you handled it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do veterinary school graduates have to do to become licensed?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practiced general grad school interview questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"That they had my application printed and in front of them during the interview and were genuinely interested in hearing more about my experiences. Elizabeth Lowenger, the diversity and career coordinator at the dean's office met with me and my dad while we were waiting beforehand to give me more info about the school, clubs, and other students. She was so nice and friendly and I enjoyed talking to her so much before the interview that I didn't have a chance to get nervous at all." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The only thing I didn't like was that I was given less than 1 week's notice for the interview. Also, the admissions office was so behind that I didn't hear back about the interview until early May, frustratingly later than any of the U.S. schools." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"I interviewed as an international student. I believe that interviews for Canadian residents are performed in a completely different format." Report 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?

2-3 hours

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?

No Response

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?

05/06/2011

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 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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