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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"What is a time when you had to work in a group? What was your position in the group?" Report Response

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

"When was a time when you had to work with someone you didn't get along with? With someone different from yourself?" Report Response

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

"Why U of I? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are 5 things related to veterinary medicine you'd find at WalMart? Also, is there anything you wish we would have asked you that we didn't? (then they had me answer it)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you attend the university you attended for undergrad?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed questions from other schools' interviews, researched popular behavior-based interview questions, reviewed the school's web page" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone (students, faculty, and interviewers) were EXTREMELY helpful and friendly! The surrounding area is nice and has TONS of stuff to do. The Tenant Union did a presentation and gave us a list of area landlords that allowed pets and also a list of the number of complaints each area landlord had against them. That's all good info to have!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Honestly, I was overall very impressed with everything! I think the tours could have been more in-depth, though." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I'd known just how relaxed of an environment it would be. Maybe I would have been less nervous (I doubt it)!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview is NOT THAT BAD! It's closed file, so they know nothing about you going in. They asked me very few questions actually pertaining to vet med and really just seemed to want a better idea of what kind of person I am." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn on Killarney

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?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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