Auburn University Veterinary Medicine

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Question 1 of 40

What other schools have you applied to and where does Auburn University rank?

Auburn University Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    What other schools have you applied to and where does Auburn University rank?

  2. 2.

    What achievement are you most proud of, so far, on your path to becoming a veterinarian?

  3. 3.

    Many veterinarians have an area of specialty in which they work. What area of veterinary medicine interests you the most?

  4. 4.

    When you encounter academic difficulty, how do you react?

  5. 5.

    What research did you conduct on our school before choosing to apply to Auburn University?

  6. 6.

    Why should we accept you over another veterinary student with the same qualifications?

  7. 7.

    If you could meet anyone in the history of veterinary medicine, who would you choose and why?

  8. 8.

    Tell us about an area of weakness that you would like to improve on while attending Auburn University.

  9. 9.

    When you suffer a setback, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?

  10. 10.

    Which veterinary sciences newspapers, journals or publications do you read to stay in touch with new medical discoveries, and current events?

  11. 11.

    How does your family feel about you attending veterinary school? Do you have a great deal of support?

  12. 12.

    Who in your life mentors, or inspires you?

  13. 13.

    At Auburn University we want students who have a true passion for veterinary medicine. What appeals to you most, about working in the field of veterinary sciences?

  14. 14.

    It is important that Auburn University exercises great discernment when choosing applicants. What is your plan if you are not accepted into veterinary school this year?

  15. 15.

    In your opinion, what is the most concerning issue facing veterinarian sciences, today?

  16. 16.

    Veterinary school is expensive. Have you made a solid financial plan for tuition costs at Auburn University, and beyond?

  17. 17.

    Tell us about your overall academic performance, so far. Where have you excelled, and where could you improve?

  18. 18.

    What do you feel is the single most important quality a veterinarian should possess?

  19. 19.

    At Auburn University we believe in the continual development of our students, both professionally and personally. What is your self-development plan?

  20. 20.

    Talk to us about your current GPA.

  21. 21.

    What is your favorite area of veterinary medicine so far? Which is your least favorite? Why?

  22. 22.

    What questions do you have for us about Auburn University?

  23. 23.

    What do you know about Auburn University?

  24. 24.

    Tell us something that we would not know about you from reading your CV.

  25. 25.

    What are you reading right now?

  26. 26.

    Talk to us about your experience and thoughts on handling blood and other fluids. You will be subject to difficult scenarios in your role as a veterinarian. How do you feel about this?

  27. 27.

    As a veterinarian, you will be faced with the death of people's beloved pets on a frequent basis. How will you professionally cope with this reality?

  28. 28.

    As a future veterinarian, how do you plan to use your role to benefit members of your community? Do you think volunteering is important?

  29. 29.

    How would you react if you discovered a classmate cheating?

  30. 30.

    What are your thoughts on animal research and animal testing in the field of pharmaceuticals?

  31. 31.

    How do you respond to feedback and criticism? Describe a situation where your work was criticized. What was your immediate reaction to the situation?

  32. 32.

    How well do you think you have performed in this interview today?

  33. 33.

    What are your thoughts on alternative medicine for animals? Which aspects do you agree and disagree with?

  34. 34.

    Are you interested in opening your own animal clinic one day? What are your business aspirations?

  35. 35.

    How do you plan to cope with the immense workload and expectations of attending veterinarian school?

  36. 36.

    Walk us through your approach to studying for exams.

  37. 37.

    Why are you choosing veterinary medicine over other medical professions?

  38. 38.

    When you become a veterinarian, how will you improve the profession?

  39. 39.

    Talk about the last veterinary-related article you read. What did you learn?

  40. 40.

    What major issues do you think animal medicine will face a decade into the future?