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  • Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Manhattan
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 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?

25 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?

Open file

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

"Started the interview with: Why are you a unique applicant, why vet med, why kstate." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What are your strategies for studying?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"All other questions were only based on my experiences which was great! For example, tell us about your study abroad experience, explain your research to us and what traits I find admirable in the specific veterinarians I have worked with." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"We discussed the research I did while abroad and as if in a comfortable conservation with a friend, they were very interested and asked me questions throughout my explanation." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"They asked me to discuss one interesting fact I learned about pigs while working with them in one of my classes. It just threw me a little off guard." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, looked over my VMCAS, looked at some of the essays I have written for other schools and re-read my personal statement." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview process was very friendly but still professional. You can tell the people at K-State are passionate about the field and really want the best for their school as well as want the best for all of the students applying. They are very encouraging." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, really. It was still a little stressful because it was my first interview and by nature these situations are nerve-racking." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I feel like I prepared well and just got luck with some of the decisions I made: I'm really glad I wore pants. Some girls wore dresses or tight skirts and they looked uncomfortable and sometimes unprofessional. Also I brought a nice portfolio to place the questions I had written down to ask at the end of the interview. This also gave me a place to tuck away my phone and carry my ID" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"K-State was a really pleasant surprise. The interview process was much less intimidating than expected and the facility members were very genuine and kind!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

O'hare Chicago --> Kansas City

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

1/5/2013

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?

4 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 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?

"I really liked how we had time to talk to other applicants and K-State veterinary students while we were waiting before our interviews, it calmed my nerves a lot." Report Response

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