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  • Auburn University College of Liberal Arts (Clinical Psychology Program)
  • Psychology School
  • Auburn University
Individual Feedback 1 14 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 11
Negatively 1
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
4.36 14

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.71 14

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
7.25 12

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 1
25 minutes 0
30 minutes 7
35 minutes 2
40 minutes 1
45 minutes 1
50 minutes 1
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 1

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 14
At a regional location 0
At another location 0

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 7
In a group 7

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 14
Closed file 0

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
3.29 14

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

"What are your research interests? Clinical interests?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would convince us you would succeed with the course load here at Auburn?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us how you became intrested in veterinary medicine." More from this Member | Report Response

"What will you do if you don't ever get accepted anywhere?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do for fun?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would I feel performing a terminal surgery?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Did you know we have a dress code here are Auburn? How do you feel about that?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What will you do if you do not get into veterinary school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What I do for fun? How I relax?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me something about yourself that I don't already know" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What do you think you will be doing in 5 years? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us how you feel about animals being used in research." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about animals being used for research?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How much money would a 1st year vet expect to make??" More from this Member | Report Response

"What things besides working directly with animals can a veterinarian do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is something other than animal related that you have accomplished or are proud of? (I spoke about high school band and my leadership positions held)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What am I most proud of in my application?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are you going to do if you aren't accepted this year?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Please tell us a bit about yourself. " More from this Member | Report Response

"What I would do if I didn't get it this year, next year, etc etc." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research experience" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Where do you consider home?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What will you do if you are not admitted?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a negative quality that you have?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us something about yourself that isn't in your file." More from this Member | Report Response

"What will you do if you do not get into vet school? (Mine had to do with animals.) Those sound like animal careers, what about non-animal jobs?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How much do veterinarians starting off make?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Sorry, can't remember a third. It was really more of a conversation." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about one memorable experience from your work in veterinary medicine. " More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think is the hardest thing for a veterinarian in the food animal industry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"To describe an experience where I showed leadership." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Auburn?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do to relax?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Other than the traditional clinical role that veterinarians play, what are some other roles veterinarians play?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How can your experience with music be used in veterinary medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about terminal sx? Where do you think they should get the animals for this procedure? (Auburn uses licensed dealers for terminal sx)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some qualities you admire about the vets you have worked for? What would you change?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about animal testing? (ex-practing surgeries on an animal, then euthanizing, etc)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Don't remember one." More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you think we should get the dogs from that the students dissect?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the worst thing about your application?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why there aren't more ''no kill'' shelters." More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you consider a strength and a weakness of your application?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would veterinarians be involved in agriculture, specifically in crops?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You have not taken many extra science courses. Can you handle over 20 credit hours per semester of pure science courses?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Best and worst part of your app?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some current events in vet med?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about animal testing? (followed by..) where do you think we should get the animals from? How would you feel if I told you we breed the animals that we use?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How I would feel performing a terminal surgery." More from this Member | Report Response

"Did you know they changed the name of P.Multocida? Do you know what they changed it to?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think of using animals for educational surgeries and then euthanising them afterwords?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What I would do if a client came in with an animal in need of critical care but had NO funds to spend, and there were no funds or agencies available to aid in the paying for the care of the animal." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about using animals bred specifically for teaching purposes" More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Talked with several current vet. students and recent graduates." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, interview prep book, practiced with friends and family" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read published research." More from this Member | Report Response

"Had breakfast. Brushed my teeth. Smiled." More from this Member | Report Response

"review application, reviewed example questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Reading over my VMCAS, old interview questions, and current events" More from this Member | Report Response

"Researched the school, did mock interviews with family, *wrote down questions to ask the interviewers*" More from this Member | Report Response

"Going through practice questions with my parents." More from this Member | Report Response

"Slept well the night before. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Re-read my application, practice questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"School website, mock interview, reviewed commonly asked vet school questions and questions that were asked in previous years." More from this Member | Report Response

"School website, reviewed application" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Happiness of students and faculty" More from this Member | Report Response

"The demeanor and openness of the interviewers." More from this Member | Report Response

"The facilities and location of the school. Loved it!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The faculty were all very warm and open and the school itself is beautiful. Also great funding and low cost of living in Auburn." More from this Member | Report Response

"The distance from the main campus." More from this Member | Report Response

"All interviewees were asked the same questions so as to not create bias." More from this Member | Report Response

"The large animal facilities were amazing! People were really friendly." More from this Member | Report Response

"Friendly people, nice facility" More from this Member | Report Response

"The large animal facilities." More from this Member | Report Response

"Much more attractive campus then I expected. Beautiful facilities. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The school was really nice and the tour really gave me an idea about regular life in vet school" More from this Member | Report Response

"Warm welcome from faculty and staff." More from this Member | Report Response

"Enthusiasm of faculty and staff. Ready access to diagnostic equipment and hands on opportunities for students" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview started almost 15 minutes after the scheduled time." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing." More from this Member | Report Response

"The location is pretty unappealing, even for a college town, there's not much to do unless you want to drive the hour and a half to Atlanta." More from this Member | Report Response

"Most everything. The lecture halls were very cramped, we could not see the anatomy lab, and the tour guide was dry and arrogant. " More from this Member | Report Response

"very dry, non-conversational, boring. In their defense it was at the end of a long 2 week interview process." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really, I came away with a great impression." More from this Member | Report Response

"I met one student that was saying how vet school isn't what you think and how it sucks... i just blew it off (one poo head isn't going to ruin it for me!)" More from this Member | Report Response

"The lack of an exotics program." More from this Member | Report Response

"Lack of exotic animal classes/facilities. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The 8 hour drive" More from this Member | Report Response

"Small animal facilities are somewhat dated (NOT the equipment, just the building etc) - the new large animal clinic is EXCEPTIONAL." More from this Member | Report Response

"The location" More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The location is not as bad as people say it is. There are some things to do, and the cost of living is very low." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing." More from this Member | Report Response

"There would be no students to talk to." More from this Member | Report Response

"That Aubrun uses dealers for terminal surgeries." More from this Member | Report Response

"Can't think of anything" More from this Member | Report Response

"That they didn't have an exotics program." More from this Member | Report Response

"That the interview was going to be so conversational & relaxed." More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was nowhere near as difficult as I expected it to be." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was nervous before the interview, but felt completely fine during and afterward. None of the questions are designed to trick you, just to get to know you. Relax and be yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"I felt very uncomfortable there. Like I did not fit in at all. " More from this Member | Report Response

"I personally wasn't impressed with Auburn before I went on my interview... and went away from the interview feeling the same. Ultimately, I chose to accept admission to a different school." More from this Member | Report Response

"Loved the school, made it for the tour which was good. Would have loved to talk to more students. The interview was not stressful and I came away really loving the school and glad I applied!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Well Worth It! Stressful at first, but I relaxed once I was there." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall a very positive one. The interviewers took academic achievement very seriously. Have a good GPA!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Good interview, not too stressful. Loved the campus. For future interviewers... know how to quickly answer the question ''tell us a little bit about yourself,'' cause they'll cut you off if you drag it out too long. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Great!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall good exerience. It was my 1st, so I was rather tense - but, it was a laid back atmosphere etc." More from this Member | Report Response

"Generally very informative" More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 9
Faculty member 4
Admissions staff 1
Other 0

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 10
Neutral 3
Discouraging 1

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
8.55 11

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 2
Out of state 12

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 1
2-3 hours 0
4-6 hours 5
7+ hours 8

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 5
Automobile 8
Train or subway 0
Other 1

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

Response # Responders
< $100 1
$101-$200 3
$201-$300 5
$301-$400 1
$401-$500 1
$501+ 2

What airport did you use?

atlanta, ga

Atlanta

BHM

atl

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 3
Friends or family 0
Hotel 10
Home 0
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Auburn University Hotel and Convention Center

Best Western

Hilton

Holiday Inn Express

I think a cheap Day's Inn

Jameson Inn

MICROTEL

Motel 6 in Opelika

Would you recommend the hotel?

Auburn University Hotel and Convention Center

Best Western

Hilton

Holiday Inn Express

I think a cheap Day's Inn

Jameson Inn

MICROTEL

Motel 6 in Opelika

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.75 12

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
5.77 13

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
4.85 13

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
5.50 4

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
7.25 4

0 = low, 10 = high

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

Response Avg # Responders
5.67 3

0 = low, 10 = high

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