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  • Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Columbus
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why veterinary medicine" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time you were a leader or had to help a leader... and then they must have not been satisfied with my answer and kept asking me details about how this led to actions that impacted a result" Report Response

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

"Name a time either in school, work, or life that you had to be flexible and what did you learn from it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Scenario: You're in your first year of vet school and you're in anatomy lab. There is a group of students doing dissections and there is a student who is monopolizing dissecting and the other group members are upset about it. What would you do if you were in the position of: a. the faculty member running the lab b. the student who is monopolizing the dissection c. one of the upset group members"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, internet searches, having an idea of what I would say to common questions, knowing what I put on my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The dinner beforehand, the facilities the school has" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was stressed how much the interview would be a "conversation" but my interviewers were not particularly friendly and kind of awkward themselves. They were not super responsive when I would attempt to make a conversation." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have known it was a closed interview. And then once I did know (shortly before my interview) I thought my interviewers would ask more about my application but they really didn't, which made me feel like I should have talked about myself more." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Be prepared to have to force a conversation if you get people who are not particularly talkative/friendly." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 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?

8 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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