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  • St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Great River
Individual Feedback 1 4 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 3
Negatively 0
No change 1

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
4.50 4

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.00 4

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
4.25 4

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 1
30 minutes 0
35 minutes 1
40 minutes 1
45 minutes 0
50 minutes 1
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 0

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 0
At a regional location 3
At another location 1

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 4
In a group 0

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 3
Closed file 1

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
0.75 4

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

"Do you know anyone that went to Ross or SGU?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who is your hero/inspires you (essay question)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some controversial things that you can think of related to veterinary medicine" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you say to convince a client to spay or neuter their pet?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Not sure. it was interesting hearing about the Alumni who interviewed me's experience at the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do for fun, not animal related?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you think of the GRE" More from this Member | Report Response

"If I had to choose an alternative career apart from becoming a vet, what would it be?" More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked up advice about SGU's interview and watched SGU's live chat presentation about the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, wrote a couple of outlines for the essay questions, practiced answering questions like. "why do you want to be a vet?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read forums and most common questions asked" More from this Member | Report Response

"Internet searching vet school interview questions, looking through SDN, reviewing my app, and reviewing SGU's website." More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they would ask about strengths and weaknesses specifically differentiating personal and academic." More from this Member | Report Response

"More ethical issues...I answered with animal testing for cosmetics and the number of animals that have to be euthanized in shelters but I could have been more specific/had less generic answers." More from this Member | Report Response

"She asked a lot of interesting questions that weren't typical." More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It is a pretty chill interview. They take about 6-8 weeks to get back to you I'm told which seems a long time when you are scared." More from this Member | Report Response

"We interviewed in a coffee shop which stressed me out because it was sometimes hard to hear what she was saying...also it was distracting during the essay. However, it did give the interview more of a relaxed feel- I probably would have been even more stressed if we interviewed at her office." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do not stress about it, read questions online" More from this Member | Report Response

"Make sure to relax and speak clearly and slowly. Don't get thrown off by the lack of facial expression the interviewer has." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 0
Faculty member 0
Admissions staff 0
Other 1

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 0
Neutral 1
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
5.00 4

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 0
Out of state 3

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 1
2-3 hours 0
4-6 hours 0
7+ hours 0

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 0
Automobile 1
Train or subway 0
Other 0

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

Response # Responders
< $100 1
$101-$200 0
$201-$300 0
$301-$400 0
$401-$500 0
$501+ 0

What airport did you use?

No responses

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 0
Hotel 0
Home 1
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No responses

Would you recommend the hotel?

No responses

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
3.50 4

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
6.00 4

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
6.00 4

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
7.50 4

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
8.25 4

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
6.00 4

0 = low, 10 = high

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