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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"What is your definition of a professional?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time where you failed or had difficulties with your academics and what you learned." Report Response

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

"What would you do if you caught another student cheating?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you couldn't be a veterinarian?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The "professional" one." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Glanced at some behavior questions, thought about some conflicts I've had in the past" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very nice, even when they had to play the part of impassive interviewers." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Out of state tuition costs. We were told we could get loans in excess of the federal ones, which makes me think there is not a good scholarship presence at the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much stuff I was going to get when checking in! I didn't have a bag so it was a bit cumbersome to carry everything around all day." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

7+ 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?

O'Hare/Willard

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/23/2009

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

9 out of 10

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