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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Why Veterinary medicine?" Report Response

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

"What does it take to run a small animal clinic?" Report Response

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

"What are the top three qualities it takes to be a good surgeon?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What qualities make your family vet a good one?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if a big food animal client wanted you to euthanize a 16 month old dog that was perfectly fine, he just did not want it anymore, and said if you did not do it he would take his business elsewhere?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at SDN feedback, ethics and stances on AVMA website, studied current events in vet med, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was incredibly nice. It really seems like a great community that provides a solid all around education. The town was neat and there were beautiful rolling hills. Facilities were solid, and a great commitment to technology." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the people interviewing that weekend turned me off but everything else was wonderful." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The perfect answer for all of the interview questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school. The commitment to helping students succeed, the case load, the zoo and exotics opportunities, and the wonderful community moved Kansas State to the top of my list." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Manhattan and KC

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?

01/24/2010

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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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