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  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Urbana
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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?

Closed file

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

"Tell us about a time in which you had to work in a group situation. Tell us about a time there was a disagreement in a group situation and how it was resolved." Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time you encountered people with large differences from yourself, and how you overcame those differences. What has been your most rewarding experience in the past few years?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose your specific undergraduate institution? What do you do for fun? Do you want to go into [field I currently work in]?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Was there any question you wished we would have asked you, but didn't?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"When you walk into Walmart, what are five things that a veterinarian has had something to do with." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through the behavioral-style study guide the school provided beforehand, also Googled behavioral-style interview questions, and read about the school online." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"People were extremely friendly, it was a kind of ''northern'' hospitality that I haven't experienced before in other northern cities. I also enjoyed the feel of Urbana-Champaign." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school and facilities just seemed old. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It was about to snow 12 inches the next day!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

MDW

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/12/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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