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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"How do you plan to balance vet school with your family (husband and two children)?" Report Response

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

"If your best client asks you to cut a small white patch out of a quarter horse foal, what do you do?" Report Response

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

"If a rancher needs you for a farm call, how do you deal with any apprehension or disappointment that he may have due to the fact that you are a woman? (Many farmers/ranchers expect a big, burly vet to come out on farm calls)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Both the ethical question about the quarter horse foal and expectations in the large animal field." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do I want to be a vet? It seems like it would be the most simple and straight forward question but it is important to set yourself apart from others and help to explain your passion for the field. It is hard to sum it up in one answer!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I spoke with veterinary professionals, vet students, and professionals in other types of medical fields." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The eagerness for current students to come by the waiting room to talk and give advice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I felt a little rushed and it made me pretty nervous. I did not think the interview had to be longer than 20 minutes but I had the distinct feeling that they were running behind." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I would have liked to have known the interviewer's names. I want to be a large animal vet and it would have helped me connect and discuss more heavily in my interests versus just the vet profession in general terms." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think the school needs some updates. I have used LSU in the past for my horses and it looked very much the same. I noticed an incredible amount of improvements on campus and the vet school needs them!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

No Response

How did the tourguide seem?

No Response

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/13/12

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Jared Granier with LSU SVM Admissions was excellent and he helped to make the application process a great experience!" Report Response

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