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  • Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Baton Rouge
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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?

Closed file

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

"Do you know the starting salary of a veterinarian? How do you plan to pay for school and manage your finances in the future?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a challenge you encountered while working with animals." Report Response

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

"Having worked with primates, would you choose to work with them again in the future?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"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!)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a challenge you encountered while working with animals." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview with current vet student, SDN, talked to veterinarians I work with and took their advice to heart. Also, brushed up on current veterinary issues, including those influencing vet students. (**money and debt**)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"LSU as a whole is very inviting, warm, and compassionate about their students and their program. They want us to succeed, even if we were to choose another school over LSU." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They did such a great job, that now if I were lucky enough to get multiple offers, I would have a very tough time deciding on the best school. (Joke.) I was blown away by the quality of this school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have known the nature of the interview. I expected a more stressful, pressured interview. I think a lot of that was simply nerves, something that no one really influence or prevent!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"LSU does a great job with interviews, the open house, and providing interviewees with a positive experience. The staff and faculty do a top-notch job." 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?

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?

New Orleans

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?

Comfort Suites off of College Dr.

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/11/12

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

8 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?

"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." Report Response

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