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  • Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Manhattan
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Seems like they start every interview off the same, they tell you about them, and ask you to tell them about you and why vet med. They did not specifically ask why K-state but they asked how many schools I applied to." Report Response

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

"What have you learned over the past few years? I did some other work before deciding to apply for vet school" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Did your family member (who is in the veterinary field) encourage or try to persuade you to pursue vet med?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were particularly difficult, the interview was very relaxed and conversational. I found that two of the interviewers were very friendly and one tried to dig further into my answers a little." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, and my looking up issues relevant to what I am interested in (ie: equine - horse slaughter ban) and ensured I was prepared to talk about those hot topics. But of course they never asked!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the faculty interviewers." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didn't feel the student tour guide was equipped to answer some of the questions I had." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, there were no real surprises. While you waited for your interview time you were able to sit at tables and talk to the students. It was a great opportunity to ask questions about their experience and gain more insight into the school. I also felt that I could ask then questions that I would have felt silly asking to my interviewers in case they were answers I could have looked up online." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think it is a fabulous school where you can get a great education, im not sure it was for me. Many people seemed very food animal, small animal, or zoo exotic focused. I didn't meet many people interested in or faculty from the equine department." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

Kansas City

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?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

1/21/2012

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

2 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None, they were very friendly and responsive when I spoke with them. I left a message asking about timing for my flight and interview and Janel Koons called me back the next day to answer my question." Report Response

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