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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"What is your greatest strength and greatest weakness?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about your academic background, your career goals, and how Kansas State can get you there." Report Response

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

"What is the most prominent issue facing veterinary medicine in the next 5 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Did you know about the veterinarian in New England who discovered screwworms in a dog?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the pathology of the spongiform encephalopathies? (Thank goodness I knew this one!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview feedback on SDN, read about the AVMA's position on hot button issues, studied current veterinary medical events, reviewed my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm of the students and professors." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities and town are dated." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How relaxing it would be!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was such a laid back experience, it really spoiled me. I talked to many student ambassadors before the interview, which put me at ease. My interviewers were extremely friendly and it flew by!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

MCI

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?

01/19/2008

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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