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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Tell us about a time when you had to take charge." Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time you did something creative to solve a problem." Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time you made a decision and were not sure if it was the correct one." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about a time you did something creative to solve a problem." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a time you had to work hard to keep a promise. (It was tough for me to think of a specific example)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Wrote down common questions from here, wrote out answers just to show myself I could answer them, did one quick mock interview the night before. I didn't want to do too much practice in case my answers sounded canned." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new hospital is GORGEOUS and huge. It looks like a really great place to learn." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students aren't encouraged to go see interesting cases/ watch surgeries when they are not in clinics." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Really bring comfortable shoes if you are in heels. They suggest it, but don't feel bad taking up the offer. The tour is an hour long so you want your feet to be comfy." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"While the interview was pretty laid back and conversational, you are going to be asked to give examples of SPECIFIC instances that fit the question. Make sure you have some good general experiences lined up that will apply to multiple scenarios in case you can't think of one." 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

Des Moines

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?

Hilton Garden Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/2/12

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

6 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?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 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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