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Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine
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  • Year founded: 1973
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Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary School
Baton Rouge
  • SDN RANKING 3
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 5 201 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS N/A 0 Responses

Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $26,826
  • Non - Resident Tuition $55,926
  • Application Fee $75
  • AVG GRE 309
  • AVG GPA 3.9

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Admissions Information

  • LSU SVM
  • Office of Veterinary Education & Student Affairs
  • Skip Bertman Drive
  • Baton Rouge 70803
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

Welcome to Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine (LSU SVM), located in the vibrant city of Baton Rouge! In addition to our dedication to excellence in training practice-ready veterinarians, we emphasize basic, clinical and translational research and provide world class clinical services to our patients. Since accepting our first class of students in 1973, we have trained more than 2,700 veterinarians who have gone on to excellence in private primary and specialty veterinary practices, biotechnology and pharmacology industries, public health, and academic research and teaching. We also have a rigorous and active graduate program that trains towards the PhD degree. PhD training is open to both DVMs and those with undergraduate degrees interested in biomedical research. We collaborate extensively in our research, education and service missions with other institutions in Louisiana, including the Tulane National Primate Center, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, the National Hansen’s Disease Center and the LSU Health Sciences Centers. We work with these institutions to relentlessly pursue new understanding to foster new discoveries leading to the treatment and prevention of animal and human diseases. We also train veterinarians working towards Board certification in Veterinary Specialties with 36 interns and residents pursing advanced training in 15 different specialties in 2014 alone. Many of our trainees go on to become leaders in academic veterinary medicine at other institutions.

Curriculum

www.lsu.edu/vetmed/dvm_admissions/curriculum.php

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 178
Negatively 3
No change 20

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
4.28 201

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.50 201

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I was happy to know about my interview status in December before the holidays but there is a lot of wait time in between, especially after the interview where I am waiting to know my results. I know there was the unfortunate situation of the weather but it is not fun having to wait so long to hear back." More from this Member | Report Response

"Quicker response time for letters of acceptance." More from this Member | Report Response

"I have had only positive experiences with every one in the admissions office thus far." More from this Member | Report Response

"The supplemental application setup is primitive and should really be updated so that progress can be saved under an applicant's name and accessed later. The fact that it has to all be done in a word processor is extremely inconvenient. At interview day there were no opportunities for tours of the facilities and so I still do not know what the conditions of the facilities are. I feel that this is something that is vital to the interview day experience and to making a decision on attendance to a school. I have not been to a single interview day that did not have tours except for LSU." More from this Member | Report Response

"None to give, have been satisfied throughout the process" More from this Member | Report Response

"email acceptances and refusals" More from this Member | Report Response

"Let students know that they will not be able to check on receipt of transcripts until the VET school receives their VMCAS application, not when the student submits their application." More from this Member | Report Response

"Have someone when exiting the interview to thank you for coming and allow you to leave." More from this Member | Report Response

"I do not really have any suggestions. Applicants that receive interviews are going to be nervous no matter what, and that was the hardest part for me. I feel that the interviewers did well, and I felt relaxed once the interview was started." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall great process!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Keep it up!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Great interview! I really got to know the school and now I am completely convinced this is where I want to go even though I have other offers." More from this Member | Report Response

"Sending out some type of letter explaining that the interviewers understand that we are nervous and are not there to set us up with trick questions would be helpful! A veterinary student told me "They know you're nervous but they make you feel comfortable and the interview is more laid back than you would think." I immediately felt better afterwards and thought "Why can't LSU tell us that?!"" More from this Member | Report Response

"One of the interviewers was on her phone (texting) on and off during the interview -- this was a little distracting for me. Otherwise I had a great experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"none online info update was more helpful than any other school" More from this Member | Report Response

"Being able to pay the supplemental application fee online would be very helpful!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing! The admissions staff has been wonderful, especially Jared Granier. They go above and beyond to make you feel comfortable and keep you updated every step of the way." More from this Member | Report Response

"None. The admissions office was extremely helpful and responsive during the entire process. The interview process seems too quick: 25' for 4 years. That being said, I understand the resource constraints and volume of applications it must cover." More from this Member | Report Response

"n/a" More from this Member | Report Response

"Keep doing what you doing" More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview itself took place in quite a friendly atmosphere. The only thing that was uncomfortable was waiting for my interview, but that is no fault of the admissions office. A positive experience" More from this Member | Report Response

"None- the everyone in the admissions office really do their best to get the information to you as soon as possible and try help you relax prior to the interview. Overall I've had a positive experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"No suggestions. I love the Online Status Check System." More from this Member | Report Response

"I think acceptances and denials should be mailed out in the form of a letter. All other communication can be done via the internet. However, a physical letter is more personal." More from this Member | Report Response

"None, super laid-back process. The admissions office made the whole thing a very low-stress experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"One of the interviewers was very unprofessional." More from this Member | Report Response

"I really enjoyed the interview experience I had at LSU. :)" More from this Member | Report Response

"I have no current comments or suggestions for the admissions office." More from this Member | Report Response

"I'm very pleased with the way everything has been handled so far." More from this Member | Report Response

"I would have liked a little more time during the interview. It felt like I was only back there for 5 minutes but it went really well and my interviewers were very nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"Don't have interviews on the same day as open house. It was a little crazy!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Don't stress!! It's not as bad as you are making it out to be." More from this Member | Report Response

"Perhaps conduct the interviews on a day other than the open house day. There were so many people there that it was difficult to see the school and the facilities, much less get a real feel of the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"Everything has been good so far. This is a well set up admissions process from what I've seen." More from this Member | Report Response

"Have a map of how to get to campus from the interstates/the main drags for those of us who were from out of town. The gate lady threw me off being there Monday (interview) but not Saturday (open house), and it took me another 15 minutes to find another route that did not go through campus!" More from this Member | Report Response

"None. It was stressful as could be, but there's really no way around it! Providing refreshments and current students to talk to was a great idea." More from this Member | Report Response

"Keep up the good work and thanks for the pleasant experience !!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"It would be nice and more personal to receive a letter in the mail when you get an interview or get accepted instead of everything being put online." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interview less students." More from this Member | Report Response

"None. Very Friendly. Made me feel very comfortable." More from this Member | Report Response

"Jared Granier with LSU SVM Admissions was excellent and he helped to make the application process a great experience!" More from this Member | Report Response

"A first or second year student mentor program for the incoming interviewers would be an awesome idea. Someone they can talk to and get to know instead of the general meet a great." More from this Member | Report Response

"None; the admissions office does an excellent job of communicating with the applicants and keeping them updated in an efficient and organized manner. Great job :)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Sending actual e-mails with application status updates would have seemed more personable to me than having to constantly check the online status check system. At least having an e-mail for my interview invitation and offer of admission would have been nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"None, truthfully. Jared and the admissions committee does a wonderful job of contacting applicants and interviewees. They do their job well and care about EVERY part of their program, and each student who is or wants to become a part of it." More from this Member | Report Response

"Great Job!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Love the stauts check system! No negative comments at all!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview preparation packet I received did not adequately prepare me for the questions I received in my interview. According to the packet, I was to be prepared for ethical questions and questions related to current veterinary trends. I studied up on both of those topics very thoroughly, but was asked nothing along those lines. Instead, I was asked to make a personal statement to open the interview (I was unaware of this), and the questions were to come from my statement. I was completely prepared for an interview I never received. I did well during the interview, I just wanted to comment that the preparation guide misled me in terms of what to expect. I don't know if my experience was unusal or the norm, but it definitely added to my stress level during that time." More from this Member | Report Response

"I felt that the waiting room was chaotic and that made it more difficult for me to relax. Unfortunately, I don't have a better method to suggest. It seems necessary." More from this Member | Report Response

"Shorter waiting periods for updates would be nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"Holding interviews on the same day as the annual Open House created unnecessary stress and chaos. I would have preferred for the interviews to be held on a separate day that was more focused on potential veterinary students." More from this Member | Report Response

"spread interview out over 4 days so no one has to interview after lunch. I feel when you interview late the interviewers are tired and paying less attention." More from this Member | Report Response

"None, admissions office is top notch" More from this Member | Report Response

"Jared is the man. My favorite admissions director out of all the schools." More from this Member | Report Response

"Loved the fact that the interview was done on the day of the Open House!!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Not a thing. Everyone in the office was incredibly helpful and friendly. I couldn't have asked for a better experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"There was not much I would change about the process. I loved coming to visit and the fact that the interview was on Open House Day just allowed me to see more of the school and reinforce my decision." More from this Member | Report Response

"Mr. Granier is the best! He was so good at keeping us up-to-date on what was happening in the admissions process, the weather (bad weather) in the days leading up to the interview. Terrific guy and makes the whole process much less stressful!" More from this Member | Report Response

"N/A: No suggestions needed!" More from this Member | Report Response

"I really have no suggestions. The Admissions committee and the way they work out everything is great. They are super attentive with the students regarding any questions they have, everything is aswered as soon as they can do it and they do it the nicest way. I love the fact that your account status online is pretty much updated every few days so you know if your checklist is complete or not (as opposed to some other universities, where nothing is updated and you have to call). I personally think that both the Welcoming Reception and the Interviews were carried in a very organized manner, the fact that some interviews got pushed a little later was not the admissions fault, the weather complicated things and there is no way admissions could help that. Overall, I would say that the admissions process for LSU has been the easiest one to work with, at least from the universities I applied to." More from this Member | Report Response

"I really don't have any complaints everything went smoothly and in a timely manner, i had a great experience and everyone was very nice and comforting!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Keep it up, doing a good job of recruiting for your school." More from this Member | Report Response

"The reception held the night before was great and made me feel a lot more comfortable for interviews the next day. Encourage students to take a tour after the reception so that they have a chance to see the hospital without the craziness of the open house." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview process was organized, and as efficient as it could have been. In the future, I'd suggest some basic courtesies to keep in mind while students are waiting for their interviews in the designated waiting room. Friends that come to offer support are wonderful for those applicants that have them. Conversations between friends and family, especially those that offer unsolicited advice, can be a source of stress and distract the other candidates from being able to focus." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing!! I don't see how you could make the system any better ... very easy to accses and very helpful and friendly Admissions director." More from this Member | Report Response

"I like the way the interviews were set up. I also found that the people were honestly interested in what I had to say and were not there to judge me." More from this Member | Report Response

"I wish there was a way to speed up the process. We are only given a few months to find housing, jobs, and places for our animals once we are accepted." More from this Member | Report Response

"I really appreciated the students giving us a tour of the veterinary school and facilities. I learned a lot more than I think I would have on the self guided tour and it helped me get a better feel for your students. However, because the tour was during the open house it was sometimes impossible to hear what they were saying and I feel I missed out on some useful information. I think running the tours a little earlier in the day on Friday would have been great because I felt much too tired to stay up for the tour after the orientation lectures. I had a great time,I enjoyed the campus and all of the faculty and staff were friendly and helpful." More from this Member | Report Response

"I felt the interview was somewhat unorganized. I would have liked for the interviewers to know more about me than just my name. Some of the questions they asked were directly found in the application, so having that to look at before or during the interview would have been more efficient." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing at all, the admissions office at LSU is amazing and so helpful!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Inform the applicants what the interview pannel know and dont know about them.. At some schools it's an open folder and others it's not..." More from this Member | Report Response

"No new suggestions, everything seems to be working well." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewers did a great job in making the process less stressful." More from this Member | Report Response

"I thought everything was wonderful." More from this Member | Report Response

"I have no suggestions. They did an excellent job." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was very impressed with the LSU admissions process. We were kept well-informed and all of my questions were answered promptly and directly. I really appreciated being able to check my status online at any time, and I was very pleased with the level of communication from the admissions folks. The LSU admissions office has done an incredible job - far better than any of the other schools I applied to." More from this Member | Report Response

"None - they are the most responsive of any school and try to minimize applicants' stress." More from this Member | Report Response

"The only suggestion I have for them is not to call some people with acceptances while making others wait for mail. This caused undue stress." More from this Member | Report Response

"Wow! Admissions was informative, prompt, and very friendly. Best admission office, to be sure!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The admissions office was outstanding and quick to respond throughout the entire application process" More from this Member | Report Response

"They are amazing and super helpful...if only all schools could be that way!" More from this Member | Report Response

"I wish I had some but everything about LSU's admission process was FANTASTIC! They had an up to date" More from this Member | Report Response

"Applicants love free snacks...." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Tell us about yourself, what you like to do etc" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"So if you were in vet school, what would you do if you were not able to practice yoga?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you handle a difficult client?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How would you deliver bad news to a client about their animal?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you feel about the giraffe that has been in the news for the past few days?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Describe an instance working with a racetrack veterinarian where you saw ethics compromised. What are your thoughts on this?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What makes you stress?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you have any business experience?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are your degrees in?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What scares you the most about becoming a veterinary student?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What made me want to become a veterinarian?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How will you deal with the financial burdens of vet school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are some of the daily hardships of being a vet?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What can you do in the veterinary medical field with a specialization in wildlife?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"They asked me about my background with animals." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"They asked me if I would be able to work in groups." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you feel about pitbulls?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are your future plans?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Can you afford this?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you feel about animals in captivity and how would you defend that to someone else?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"No questions really. Just talk about yourself and what you've done. Impress them with your experience and devotion to the profession." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you think is the biggest problem facing veterinary medicine today?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How would I contribute or be an asset to the class?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are your thoughts on owner responsibility of animals who are being mistreated?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why do you want to be a veterinarian?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Student debt amount" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How would I deal with others in a group/group conflict" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you study better independently or in a group?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you think of horse slaughter?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you work in a group setting?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What would your friends say about you, in either a positive and a negative way?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What would you do if you purchased a bankrupt animal practice?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why did I not pursue a MPH before applying to veterinary school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you think you'll be worth alot when you graduate?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is it about you that will make you a more successful vet student than the others?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is the general trend of the industry, equine medicine specifically?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are two positive attributes that you possess that will help you in this field?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do I feel I can change about the dairy industry?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Are you aware of the current economic situation facing veterinary students?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us about yourself?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you think about horse slaughter?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you see in your future?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"The cost of out state tution and the average salary of a veterinarian" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If I worked for an LSU vet" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What kind of business experience has I had." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What would you do if the night before a tests a student comes into the room you're studying at with the answered test?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you ended up here." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you deal with stress?`" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What kind of things you did while working with the vet?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Compared to my previous and current course load, how did I think I would handle the course load at their school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How would you handle the situation of someone wanting to euthanize a healthy pet?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you expect to pay for school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me about your experience." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me a little bit about yourself? Why do you want to be a vet?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What could you bring to this vet school class?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is the hardest thing about veterinary medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What roles do Veterinarians have in public health?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What will a typical day be like for you in vet school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How will you pay for veterinary school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you relieve stress?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is best characteristic about yourself that would make you a great veterinarian?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you feel about the horse slaughter ban and its possible lift?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us about yourself- not really a question, but, you know." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If a friend brought in a copy of the test you were studying for with an answer sheet, what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Ethical questions regarding the tiger located at a nearby truckstop; what should be done about him." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you plan to support yourself after completing veterinary school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Have you come across it and how do you feel about the euthanasia of healthy animals?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What kind of veterinary experience do you have?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"what is one way you have had to demonstrate leadership ability in the face of adversity" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you know how much a shelter vet makes right out of school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you plan to balance vet school with your family (husband and two children)?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"As a veterinarian, if an owner brought a dog to you and asked you to euthanize it because it barked too much and chewed on things it should not, then what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What characteristics do you think make a good veterinarian?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If a student were to get their hands on tomorrow test, what would you do if they tried to give it to you?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you want to go into veterinary medicine because you love animals or love biology?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why are you here?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you know what field of veterinary medicine you want to go into? (They told me it's ok if you haven't decided yet... apparently a lot of vet students change their mind several times while they're in school.)" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you know how much it will cost to come to school here?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you know the starting salary of a veterinarian? How do you plan to pay for school and manage your finances in the future?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What differences do you see in animal medicine and human medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"You have a woman come into your clinic with a dog. She wants to have it euthanized because it has behavioral problems. You examine the dog and he is perfectly healthy. What do you do?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How would I contribute to a sucessful business?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is/are the difference(s) between animal rights and animal welfare?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How would you contrast human medicine and animal medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me something about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If we were to go to your job and ask them about you, what would they say?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What was the most amount of hours you took in undergrad?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"I am from Puerto Rico, so they asked me if I was going to adapt to living in alone and in a state away from home." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do I feel about the school's curriculum?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do I feel working for a corporate Vet (Banfield)?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you look at yourself as a leader?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are your plans once you get out of vet school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you plan on paying for veterinary school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why was I interested in being a veterinarian?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you feel about animal research" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

""Do you think that the ban on horse slaughter is having a positive or negative effect on the equine industry and why?"" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What would you do if you were elected class representative and a portion of the class had negative feelings towards you?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Where do you see yourself ten years out of vet school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you do for fun?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you have agriculture experience?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why Vet School?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you plan to handle the amount of debt you incur while in a DVM program" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you know of the workload of veterinary school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us a little about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What situations have I been faced with?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If your good friend had acquired a copy of the exam to be taken the next day, what would you do about it?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"In one sentence, how would I contribute to the diversity of the first year class?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you handle group projects and situations? i.e. are you a leader or a follower" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"In which country would you say the best veterinary care is held?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What type of legislation is involved with veterinary medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me about yourself?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Mostly just talked about who I was, why I wanted to be a vet, what I could offer the field, ethical scenarios, business experiences, etc." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If a new client brought in their dog to you for annuals and said we just moved here from another state and there my dog was only having to get a rabies shot every 3 years so that's what I want to do here as well, what would you say?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you expect out of your first year of vet school (cost, study hours, class time)?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you think a vegan or vegetarian would be at a disadvantage if they wanted to become a food animal veterinarian?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"are there any problems or concerns you can see happening in the veterinary field in the next five or ten years?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Where do I see myself in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are some recent legislation that is affecting the vet community." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What was my opinion on using live animals in research?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why do you want to be a vet?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me a little bit about you" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you do if you have a client who brings in a new dog, you scan for microchip and discover the dog belongs to another owner, however, your client refuses to give the dog back to original owner?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why am I a better applicant than the person they interviewed before me?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why LSU?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How much are you looking at spending for vet school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us about your experience with Equine Vets." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are your thoughts on using animals for research purposes?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you feel about veterinarians in state and federal legislation?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are your hobbies outside of school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is the difference between Animal Welfare and Animal Rights? We explored the situation involving LSUSVM not performing terminal surgeries for teaching purposes and what my opinion was on this matter." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us who you are and why you want to become a vet." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me about yourself/ what are your experiences?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How far would you go to take care of your pets?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What would you do if someone you knew had a copy of an exam?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us about your experiences and what brings you to LSU." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"In the clinics you worked with, what part of the business side did you see?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What kind of debt can you expect after graduation?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How long do you think you will spend studying?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me about your volunteer experiences and my clinical experiences" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What kinds of things were you able to see/do at the places you worked/volunteered?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What was my surgical experiences within the clinic I worked?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"what animal experiences do you have?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why do you want to be a vet/ what does being a vet mean to you?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What type of veterinarian are you interested in becoming? " More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is the starting salary of veterinarian?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Are you aware of the demands of the classes you'll be taking? The hours per day and the amount of outside studying you'll have to do?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us about yourself. They seemed to have a written list of potential interview questions and would pick and choose as then interview progressed..." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Describe a difficult situation and how you dealt with it." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Who is Kathleen Blanco?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is PETA and do you agree with their philosophy?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us a little about yourself and what brought you here." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What are qualities that a good vet has?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"They asked me how my research could apply in other countries, as in how could I apply the use of the alternative medication I research, especially cost-wise" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"N/A" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is your view on euthanasia?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"My ethical dilemma." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is your dream job as a vet?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why do you want to go to vet school instead of receiving phD" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Have you been able to translate classes you have taken in school to the dairy?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Did Louisiana Tech go to a bowl game this year?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Where did you get your suit?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do I relax?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"They asked me how I would be able to adjust to the commitment and differences that would have to be made once getting into veterinary school." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"You're from Indiana, go to school in Michigan, and come down here for zoo experience. Do you have a private jet?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What would be the one thing you would change about yourself?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"One of the interviewers asked about a pin on my lapel that I earned in undergrad for my achievements in liberal arts." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What percent of veterinary medicine do you think is entrepreneurship?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are your feelings on animal husbandry?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What would your friends say about you?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why did I like large animals" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you have any large animal experience? (I have very little, but I enjoyed talking about the small amount I do have.)" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How my undergrad degree (anthropology) benefits me as a potential DVM student" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you think about the use of lab animals for research?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you think about animals in captivity?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What was my best/favorite dish to cook? (They had previously asked my hobbies)" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Does the vet you shadowed still have a corvette? Also, what is the most spontaneous/daring thing you have done that you can speak about?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you feel about factory farming?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What's your opinion on hunting and killing animals?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is the most interesting case you've seen (after I told them I work in exotics/wildlife)?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you plan to do with your horse while in vet school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What area do you want to practice in as a Veterinarian?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What's one thing you'd like to improve upon throughout vet school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If accepted, are you aware of the coursework load and the necessary dedication?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is your favorite instrument?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How did the staff your previous place of work deal with ownership change?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you think your young age (19) will affect you during and after vet school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you like to read?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"None" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Difference between Animal rights and welfare. What I knew about Horse Slaughter" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are some of the problems plaguing the cattle industry?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Is it just a coincidence that you wore purple today?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"About vets having a high suicide rate." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"They asked me about how I would handle a very specific ethical issue if it were to arise." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What were your extracurricular activities in high school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What did I think a veterinarian working in with a mixed animal clinic in Baton Rouge would expect to make?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If a client brought you a litter of healthy puppies and wanted you to euthanized them, would you?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"You have a best friend in bet school and they get an old test and ask if you want to look at it. Do you or do you turn her in?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you think about vets writing prescriptions?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If you were injured while working in the field of large animal medicine/equine medicine, what will you do?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you feel about horse slaughter?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is your favorite and least favorite parts of the job?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is your view on euthanasia in regards to the animal being perfectly healthy?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"(1)" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If a client brings in an animal that requires extensive treatment but you know they can't pay, what do you do?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you feel about no kill shelters?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"The questions about ethics." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you have any questions for us?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How would you go about getting the government to fund a project to spay/neuter or reduce the number of stray animals running around your practice?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is your driving motivation?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"tell me about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Have you ever prepared a budget for one of your jobs?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Both the ethical question about the quarter horse foal and expectations in the large animal field." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"I mentioned that I also umpire softball games and one of the interviewers asked how do I handle parents and coaches screaming at me." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What would you do if your boss said you needed to euthanize an animal because it wasn't getting along with the family, but there is nothing medically wrong with it?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"I liked the boy scout questions because they were challenging because I have not been in the scout in 5 years and I had to think back." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What was your favorite class in undergrad?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are some of your hobbies?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Did I know of any legislative laws that had been changed recently?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How did being home schooled affect your transition to college?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What characteristic do you think a good veterinarian should have?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us about your hobbies. (I expected them to make sure I have interests outside of school and work, but did not expect them to take the time to ask about it in detail!)" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What differences do you see in animal medicine and human medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us some strengths of yours and how they will help you in vet school." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How is biochemistry applicable to the veterinary field?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What class are you most/least looking forward to taking?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are your hobbies and activities aside from studying?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are your hobbies?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you know anything about Florida panthers and what was done a few years ago?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If a hurricane was to hit soon, what are three things I would take with me?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us about a positive interaction that you had with a client at the veterinary clinic you work for." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do I feel working for a corporate Vet." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you think you would make more money as a farmer or as a veterinarian?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Would you administer a "milkshake" to a racehorse?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you know how much you will be in debt after school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What aspect of the veterinary office I work in would I take into a practice of my own?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What one quality would make you a good vet" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What event(s) truly sparked your interest in veterinary medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Will you pursue a degree beyond DVM?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

""Do you think that the ban on horse slaughter is having a positive or negative effect on the equine industry and why?"" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What brought you here to LSU?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you handle stress?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What difficulty would you have in the business aspect of veterinary medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What area of veterinary medicine do you see yourself working in?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"One of my interviewers was not a DVM so he asked me about dental procedures preformed at my clinic since I work with a dental specialist." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is the toughest part of working for a general practice?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What makes you want to go to veterinary school rather than medical school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is your view on utilizing species that would regularly be household pets (i.e. cats and dogs) in laboratory research?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Anti-parasiticals (Frontline, etc.) are now readily available at places like Walmart. Obviously, Walmart can sell it at a cheaper price than you can. How do you intend to handle this if a client asks you about Frontline, etc.?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Has the economy affected the client base of your mentor's office?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What would you do if you didn't get into vet school this year?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"The type of legislation invovled with veterinary medicine" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Asked about my research." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If you had someone bring up to you the way that chickens are kept in poultry houses is cruel, how would you handle it?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"The horse slaughter act allowed me draw parallels between the subject in the question, and my experience at Animal Control. It was relevant, and allowed me to show my strengths." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If you were a large animal veterinarian at a dinner party and someone began to disrespect the practices of large animal medicine, how would respond to them?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"what field are you most interested in" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"My most interesting questions revolved around what I spoke about in my introduction (dairy research)" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you do in your down time?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do I do outside of my academic life?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Ethical question on euthanasia." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"how are you going to pay for the studies" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"I think the last one is an interesting question, simply because of the need for large animal vets. I assume they asked in order to know if I would "stick with" large animals instead of changing to a small animal practice later because of the convenience and increased profit." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"The ethical question regarding a client's refusal to return a lost dog identified by microchip." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What was your least favorite class as well as your most favorite class in your undergrad and why?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Are you a basketball fan?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you feel about using animals in research?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Regarding animals for research purposes. Usually a hush-hush subject, due to emotions involved." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do animal rights groups affect veterinary medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you feel about the meat production industry?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is the difference between Animal Welfare and Animal Rights? We explored the situation involving LSUSVM not performing terminal surgeries for teaching purposes and what my opinion was on this matter." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What role do you have in the ownership of camels?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is the average salary for a veterinarian?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What would you do if a client who had been involved in a custody battle over a dog and won later wanted to put it to sleep when it was completely healthy?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"You seem to love working outdoors; how will you handle sitting in a classroom for the majority of vet school?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What would you put on a billboard for your practice?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you know how much a zoo vet is paid?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you feel about Mike, their tiger mascot that lives on campus and goes to most games? (Asked b/c of my interest in wildlife/exotics)" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"In a group situation, you are the leader and you have a member that just doesn't want to participate. How do you approach this. " More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you feel that veterinarians should have a roll in politics?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Most of the more interesting questions were ones that were directed at my own personal experiences that I had mentioned." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is the evolutionary reason for water being tasteless." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you feel about using animals for research? " More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If a stolen copy of an exam was going around in a study group before the night of a hard test, what would you do? " More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Give us an example of evolution that has taken place over the past 100 years or so? " More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What characteristics do I look for in friends." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are 2 characteristics of a ''bad'' vet?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Are you aware of recent legislation (after Hurricane Katrina) mandating that disaster plans be in place at all veterinary facilities?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Considering your GPA, do you have a life?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Are you single or do you have any family? and how do you handle the stress of the curriculum in addition to maintaining those ties?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

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