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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?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"What would the bumper sticker of your life say?" Report Response

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

"Describe a new technology that has benefited the veterinary profession." Report Response

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

"Describe some problems that you feel will affect the veterinary profession in the future." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think that bovine castration is painful?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name a world leader and tell us what makes him or her successful." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed current events in world and veterinary profession, reviewed interview questions with a vet I worked for, and reviewed info about the school, my transcripts and my personal statement. I also brought a change of shoes for the tour." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The atmosphere created by the faculty and students. Everyone was so encouraging and accommodating! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cold weather!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there is no reason to be nervous; the interviewers put their pants on one leg at a time, too." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview went by really quickly and I kept thinking of things that I wish I would have said, but overall it was a positive experience. I thought that it was really nice of the school to host a pizza party for the interviewees and also them to ask questions of the faculty and current students. Manhattan is really small, but it is totally worth moving there because the atmosphere at the vet school is very welcoming and encouraging." 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?

4-6 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?

MCI

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?

Marriott Fairfield Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/05/2008

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?

5 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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