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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 when, working in a group, you over-stepped your bounds. How did the group react? What was the outcome?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a tme when you thought outside of the box to solve a problem?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time in your life when you came to a fork in the road where you had to question your decision to pursue vet med." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about a time in your life when you came to a fork in the road where you had to question your decision to pursue vet med." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a time when, working in a group, you over-stepped your bounds. How did the group react? What was the outcome?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback. I was able to prepare for each question and consider the variation of questions they might ask." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How helpful and friendly everyone was. They really make you feel like you are special and wanted." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The room they put us in as "home-base" was kind of tight and not an optimal seating arrangement." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How many interviewers I would have. For some reason I assumed I would have at least 3. 2 interviewers was pretty intimate and threw me off at first." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone including the interviewers were very nice and welcoming. Preparing for the interview will help bring down the stress of interviewing a lot. I was very impressed by the teaching facilities. Looks like a great school to consider!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Des Moines

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?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

1/22/2012

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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