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  • University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Gainesville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"They didn't start with the dreaded open-ended "Tell us about yourself". Instead, they asked me to start off by talking about where I go to school. My favorite class, etc." Report Response

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

"What area of veterinary medicine are you most interested in?" Report Response

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

"If you don't get accepted after THREE OR FOUR CYCLES, what's your next step?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel about state mandated spays and neuters? Or something along those lines...to address the unwanted animal issues" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There was the standard euthansaia question, but they said that the owner had been thoroughly counseled and still wanted the animal put down. Essentially, they wanted a straight yes or no answer---no beating around the bush" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read the questions on here and did a mock-interview with my professors" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything was SO personalized. I didn't just feel like applicant number 245" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I enjoyed the full day of activities, but I was a little tired at the end of the day when I had my interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To come with MORE questions that you think you may need. I had so many of my questions answered (before I even asked them!) BEFORE the interview. So when my interviewers asked me if I had any questions, I was lucky that I was able to make one up on the fly." 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?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

Gainesville

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?

Red Roof Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11-18-2011

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?

8 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?

8 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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