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  • Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Columbus
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What sorts of diseases did you see at this particular animal clinic?" Report Response

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

"If an old couple came in wanting to put their 4-year old cat down, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"How was your trip to the Netherlands?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What has been your favorite volunteering experience?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name 3-5 ways vets are involved globally and go into depth for one of your examples." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I reread my Personal Statement and Supplemental Application essay. Make sure you go over everything on there! Also, be prepared to explain the weaknesses in your application. I read up on current events but they didn't ask me about any." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I think the dinner the night before did put me at ease a little." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing! I love OSU and I am so excited to go there for vet school!!! Just got accepted today :D" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Prepare a brief closing statement (why you should get in) and some questions that can't easily be answered on their website." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Relax! I've learned that most people really don't know how they did in their interview. I thought I did so-so but apparently they were impressed! So, if you are self-critical like I am, just breathe and realize it is out of your hands once you interview. But, definitely prepare by answering questions posted on SDN and do mock interviews." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Embassy Suites (free breakfast here!)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/12/2011

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing! April Pugh is awesome! All my emails were answered very rapidly and she was extremely friendly at dinner. She convinced me to apply this year and I am so glad I did!" Report Response

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