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  • Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Manhattan
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Talk about a time when you felt like you were a leader." Report Response

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

"Talk about a time when you failed and what you did about it." Report Response

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

"What do you think are the qualities of a good veterinarian?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel about the use of animals in entertainment, for example dog/horse racetracks, circuses, and zoos to some extent" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Can you tell me the difference between a monogastric digestrive system and a ruminant? (they asked this only after I told them I had NOT taken animal nutrition and did NOT have food animal experience. Made me feel like a loser)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview feedback, read current events and news on AVMA website, reviewed my application, read the K-state website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus itself is beautiful and the whole town seems to have a lot of K-State pride." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of the interviewers really seemed to have a problem with my lack of food animal experience which didn't put me at ease, like a lot of the other students are saying they were." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they might ask a mainly small animal person a question about large animal or vice versa." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really liked the school and interview session was run efficiently, I just wish that they made me feel as comfortable as they made everyone else." 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?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Chicago (Midway) and Kansas City, MO

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/09/2010

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

6 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?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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