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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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)?

"Tell us about your research. Also, why MSU and why out of state in general." Report Response

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

"We kind of drifted into the importance of public health and how it is important even in private practice. Then I was asked what disease could be transferred to kids through their bare feet (I didn't know and they said that's okay -- but it's hookworms btw!)" Report Response

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

"Again, this kinda drifted from something I said on my own, but they asked me about if confidentiality is important in vet med." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Asked me about my musical theater background and my French-speaking skills, etc." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Read the vet's oath and talked about it, and what "stood out" to me. Good question, I stumbled over that one a bit though!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Having 2 interviews already helped a lot. Reading interview feedback... reading about the school... reading over my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Just overall friendliness. At some points during the interview, I even felt like they were recruiting me as well, not just me recruiting them, so it made me feel special haha." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My tour wasn't very long or informative which was disappointing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Dress code. Not like "don't wear tank tops" dress code, but it's a professional dress code, as in slacks, dress shirts and nice shoes." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewers really helped my impression with the school. And the town isn't -that- small!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

Days Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/03/2010

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?

5 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?

9 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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