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"Longer interview time, even the interviewers seemed rushed between applicants"
"It would be really nice if there was some way to automate the application system. I know certain schools have an online component so you can see the status and progress of your application. For example, it shows you whether all your supplemental documents (such as GRE results), have been received. That would be a nice touch to implement so all the applicants are constantly bombarding the admissions office with emails to check on the status of their application."
"Online supplementals please!"
"There was a bit of confusion since my interview was postponed for inclement weather, they need to have a bit better back up plan during such circumstances."
"None - Jack MacDougall is very helpful. You should message him with any questions."
"Keep up the good work!"
"Nothing should change-but giving students a schedule of Interviews happen X date-X date and you will hear back X date would be nice."
"How has your experience prepared you for vet school?"
"About the experience from my VMCAS application."
"List a number of emerging infectious diseases that affect large animals"
"What is the role of a veterinarian in society?"
"What do you think you would enjoy about being a veterinarian?"
"Based on your veterinary experience, what is it you would really like to do in the profession?"
"I see you have a lot of experience hours in research can you tell me more about what you do?"
"Tell me about a significant argument that you had with someone, and how does this demonstrate how you generally handle conflicts?"
"Describe a goal you set and how you achieved it"
"Tell us about a time you had to step up and be a leader in a situation."
"What is one long term goal that you have struggled to achieve and are still struggling to achieve?"
"Tell us about a time when you had to think outside of the box"
"What is one goal you did not accomplish?"
"Where are you from? Where are you studying?"
"How have you handled an emergency situation?"
"Tell us about a time where you struggled to achieve a goal"
"Tell us about a goal you did not reach."
"How did you handle an emergency situation?"
"Tell us about a time when you had to work hard to accomplish a task. Follow-ups: what strategy did I use? Did I use any other strategies? How did it work out?"
"Tell me about a time you got frustrated with someone."
"Tell me about a time when you were unable to keep a commitment you'd made to someone."
"Tell us of a time you have to think outside of the box to solve a problem."
"Have you ever had to make a difficult decision?"
"Tell me where you're from"
"Tell us about a time when you did not achieve your goals and what did you learn from this."
"Where are you from? "
"What goal were you most disappointed about not accomplishing? "
"What is a challenge facing vet medicine currently?"
"Give a description of the most interesting case you had observed"
"What are some ways to deal with compassion fatigue giving examples from your vet-related experiences."
"What is the role of the veterinarian in society?"
"Pick a veterinarian that you've worked with and describe some of the difficulties he or she has encountered."
"What is one thing you struggle with"
"Tell us when you had to think outside the box."
"Some of the follow-up questions were interesting."
"When did you think out of the box/creatively to solve a problem?"
"Tell us about a time when you had to gain someone's trust."
"Tell us about a time where you had to stand up for yourself"
"Nothing too out of the ordinary, I had seen all the questions on SDN."
"How did you form a relationship with someone who didn't trust you at first?"
"Tell us about a person you were proud of yourself for building a relationship with (ie., someone you had difficulty forming a relationship with, but succeeded)"
"Tell me about a large project you undertook and the steps you took to achieve it."
"Tell me about a time when you had to deal with a difficult coworker or client. How did you deal with them and how did they respond to you?"
"Tell us of a time when something big and life changing occurred, one that you weren't expecting. How did you deal with it?"
"It was more interesting to answer follow-up questions to the main questions."
"-A time when you were innovative to solve a problem
-A time when you had to stand up for your beliefs"
"Was there ever a time you had to cmoe up with an innovative solution to a problem?"
"Tell us about a time that you had difficulty keeping a commitment to someone."
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