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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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 yourself." Report Response

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

"Why Kansas State?" Report Response

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

"You are a LA vet at a county fair. A man asks you to tranquilize a crazy one-year-old heifer so he can show it. What are your concerns about this?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about a current event in the US. They followed up by asking, "Who was Nelson Mandela?"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Pick an animal-originated food and tell us where it came from. (Not what type of animal, but where the animal the food was made from came from.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN!!! And reviewed my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The mentorship opportunities and class unity. The hospital was HUGE and it seems like students are always welcome to come help with/watch/learn from cases. The lab was also awesome and the curriculum seemed very structured and organized." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lack of diverse available programs (i.e. not many international opportunities unless you pursue/set up something yourself through another school or program)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Interview day is very short! It consists of your interview and an optional tour." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I expected my interviewers to be very relaxed and friendly based on what I read on SDN. One of my interviewers was awesome, but the other two were not as friendly as I had anticipated (I am not sure if this was intentional or not.... My interview was also at 8 AM). HOWEVER, do not let this intimidate you! It went very well and I was accepted :) They really just want to get to know YOU." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

Kansas City, MO

Where did you stay?

Hotel

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?

12/15/2013

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?

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?

8 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The admissions staff was wonderful, but it would have been nice to have a more structured interview day like other schools." Report Response

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