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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why vetmed?" Report Response

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

"why purdue?" Report Response

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

"What is the difference between animal welfare and animal rights?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were to start your own research lab, how much will be your budget for supplies and employees and how many people can you employee under this budget? (This was asked b/c I mentioned that I am interested in going into research)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See Above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my application, visited the school website and AVMA webstie. Also, I practiced previous interview questions posted online. This was very helpful because most of the questions were similar." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people and faculty, their programs and Problem-based learning method" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Wish they gave us a interview time." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Don't stress out lot b/c the interview is not that bad. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"We only recieved our interview time when we arrived at the school at 7AM. Even though, you have to wait around for your interview, there were things you can do such as sitting one of the freshman classes, attending a presentation on finacial aid and attending problem-based learning class. The interviewers were very nice. There is banquet on the evening of the interview day. I strongly encourage you to attend that. It is very informational. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

IND

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?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/16/2007

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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