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  • Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • West Lafayette
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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?

Open file

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

"After asking me how I handle stress, they asked me for a specific situation where I was under stress and how I implemented the tactics I just explained" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your siblings. (great question, it eased me so much I cannot even measure it)" Report Response

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

"What if you don't get into vet school? give me some example of what you would do otherwise." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are the pros and cons of opening a clinic solo?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about West Nile Disease?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I reviewed both my personal statement and the experiences of the vets I worked for. Additionally I followed the blogs on SDN for tidbits like interview dress and how to act accordingly at the interwiew." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The tour,I had never seen a large animal intake facility and it was definitely an eye-opener ." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of things to do during the day long interview process. They should have planned more for the interviewees to do all day!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I knew that this is a marathon, and at any time during the day you could have an interview or a tour and they just won't let you know until 7 am the morning of. I am so lucky that I had my father come with me. He got an all day parking pass and was able to wait around til I was done with things and take me away to eat lunch or see a movie. You can't stay at the Vet school all day or it will drive you CRAZY." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Only stress out the day of, don't make it your entire week. You are going to be who you are and it really won't make any difference what you do for those last 7 days." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Univeristy Plaza

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/29/2010

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

5 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?

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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