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  • Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Miss. State
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?

10 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?

3

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)?

"Have you ever seen a person with distemper? (haha very funny! NO! humans don't get distemper)" Report Response

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

"What was your favorite class in undergrad?" Report Response

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

"Multiple questions about ''what if...'' mostly to do with your responsibilities to the community. Ex: Fluffy has a broken leg and fluffy's mom owes you 200 dollars already...what would you do? Then upon answering they asked other question in relation... Basically, to see if they could sway my answer. (Do not change your answer! Back up what you believe!)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They asked mostly questions that were specific to my applicaton. The questions were taylored to me specifically... about previous job experiences, etc. ex: What have I learned from serving (?) I know! and will that help me in the vet field." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Most of the questions were pretty straight forward. I was asked about avian diseases and if I could name any... At the time my brain wasn't functioning the way I would've hoped (nerves). They told me that it was OK and moved to the next question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"The second year student had compiled a list of questions to help the interviewees out. I used that and various web sites. I also reviewed my VMCAS." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and staff seem very helpful and encouraging. Barbara Coates (Student Affairs Coordinator) was AMAZING. She was more than willing to go above and beyond what was asked of her." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Starkville is REALLY small." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, the interview was very relaxed and I felt confident going in. MSU works very hard to make sure each of it's applicants have everything they will need to be fully prepared to have a successful experience." 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?

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?

bhm

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/22/2008

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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