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  • Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Ames
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Tell us about a time where you had difficulty learning something. What did you do?" Report Response

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

"Tell us of a time where you had to earn someone's trust." Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time where you faced a crisis. What did you do, how did you handle it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about a time where you had to stand up for something you believe and where you were against the majority." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a time where you had to come up with a unique solution to a problem." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked up interview questions on this website. I also practiced a background of myself and why I want to be a vet as they want to know that." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All the new facilities being built (should be done this year), especially the new small animal hospital." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That you HAVE to buy the specific computer they want you to use. I'm a Mac user and not a huge fan of PCs." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That everyone, including the interviewers, would be so friendly." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"While the school happens to be in a city that gets pretty cold in the winter, everything is interconnected so you never have to go outside! I think that's just wonderful and saves having to change shoes all the time." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 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?

Des Moines Airport

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express

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?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

9 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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