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  • Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • East Lansing
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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?

Closed file

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

"Tell me what you would tell someone if they brought in a new kitten to see you for the first time." Report Response

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

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

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

"Tell us about your research. Then they asked in further detail until the only thing left for me to say was "I don't know, it might not even work so let's cross that bridge when we get to it." They laughed." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What type of news do you seek out? or Name zoonotic diseases" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"They harassed me about what I want to do and told me I would need a phd which was wrong because every vet I have worked with in my field doesn't have a phd. So, I guess, explaining why I don't want a phd was the hardest." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Studied the school, mock interviewed, studied my application, practiced explaining my experiences and research" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions people were so helpful and nice and the new oncology wing on the VTH was beautiful. All the current students also wished us good luck." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of the interviewers was rude and the tour guide was super full of herself. I wish the interviewers were more interactive and less stoic. I just felt like I was boring them." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You have to leave your purse/coats in a locker. They put your interviewers names on the back of your name tag so keep it for writing your thank yous." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Discouraging

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/09/2008

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"They are quick with email responses." Report Response

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