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  • Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Ames, IA
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What was the most interesting question?

"Typical behavior based questions, not really anything interesting or hard. Questions were things like: tell me about a time when you had to take charge of a situation, tell me about one of your weaknesses and a time when you were able to overcome this weakness and how. etc...." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"See most interesting question response. The most difficult thing is being able to take your experiences and apply them to the situation they are asking about." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about some types of questions for behavioral based interviews. Any list of general behavioral based interview questions should prepare you well for the types of questions I was asked in this interview. Wrote out some of my experiences and practiced molding my experiences to the questions they asked." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm of the Dean, and his plans to increase the schools visibility (and rankings). The school has a very aggressive plan, and they are making good progress on achieving their goals. The enthusiasm of the research-oriented faculty. Ames is a nice small town (good for me, maybe bad for someone else). The awesome research equipment/facilities available on other parts of campus besides the vet school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was cold, very cold (but that is fine). I barely got out of there before a huge winter storm hit." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"ISU is a great school that is actively improving. They support students who are interested in research. The student guides, staff and faculty were all very friendly, helpful and enthusiastic." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?


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


What airport did you use?


Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

AmericInn (ISU rate = $75)

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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