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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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)?

"What are your thoughts on animal welfare and rights? (We discussed my fear free certification which lead to this question)" Report Response

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

"What do I do in my spare time that isn't animal related?" Report Response

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

"give us some background information about yourself (since the other guy had not read my application)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are challenges you see the veterinary field facing in the coming years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I made a list of questions from the Penn SDN and reviewed them. I thought about possible scenarios I could use to answer them. I also read over my application and essays" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How relaxed and conversational the interviewers were. They were very nice, joked around with me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I heard it was very relaxed, just never believed it until I experienced it" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Many of my friends/others interviewing did mock interviews to prepare and I did not which made me nervous. however, I did fine and I got accepted." 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?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

1/14/2018

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 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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