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  • Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • West Lafayette
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 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?

25 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?

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)?

"Tell us about some intercultural/diversity experiences you have had and how they will impact your career as a vet." Report Response

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

"What are your long term goals as a veterinarian?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you had a parvo dog brought to you, and the owners didn't have the funds to pay for treatments?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if you were in a research project and you didn't think the animals were receiving the proper level of analgesic care?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Review other peoples' questions on this site. Review my VMCAS and my personal statement. Breathe deeply, and try to be myself, relaxed and natural." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The culture of the campus. Everyone there loves the school and is proud to be a part of it. They preach it is a family, and it truly is. The entire day was full of opportunities to learn about the school and what it's like as a vet student. Even got to attend some classes - which were impressive in themselves. Like that they focus on success in business as well as success as a DVM." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

Indianapolis

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Fairfield Inn and Suites, Lafayette IN

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

1/23/15

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?

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?

6 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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