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  • Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Miss. State
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"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)?

"What zoonotic diseases have you seen?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a veterinarian?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They led up to asking me about horse slaughter in a roundabout way. Not a direct question, I had to supply the answer and what I knew about it. Luckily I had been reading about that very topic during my solitary pre interview lunch at a restaurant with free wifi." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Review my application and peruse SDN interview feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The professor on my interview panel. He was so exuberant and interested and got me excited about the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour. Our tour guide was not great, and we were taken around after hours so all we really saw was a lab, some dark and locked rooms, and a lot of maroon hallways." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the hotel I booked was completely sketch-tastic. It was outdoor entry (not advertised!) and random people were pushing shopping carts around the parking lot and the second floor walkways at all hours. I did not feel safe there on my own." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Tours should be led by faculty during a time when applicants can actually get a real look at the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

2 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn Starkville, on hwy 12

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

2/12/2013

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?

4 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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