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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 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?

Open file

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

"Why do you want to be a vet?" Report Response

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

"What about avian flu?" Report Response

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

"Are you a leader or a follower?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"so how about cloning?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read through my VMCAS, studied purdue's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All the students and most of the staff were very nice and welcoming. The caseload and facilities were fantastic, and I love that they let you start getting hands-on experience as a first year." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had called to see if interviews would still be continuing as planned after the area was hit by a snowstorm two days prior...and rather than listen to the voicemail, they just assumed I wasn't coming, so they took me off the interview list and had to sneak me in in-between interviews...I also didn't like that my interview was very much rapid-fire interrogation style, while other kids had laid-back interviews." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they don't listen to their voicemail very carefully...." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview was much more intense than other kids that I spoke to that day...lots of questions about current ethics and research topics" 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

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?

red roof 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?

9 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

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