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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

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)?

"Tell me about yourself. What types of horses do you have? (I told them I rode and owned several horses.) What do you do in your free time/how do you deal with stress?" Report Response

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

"What is the difference between animal rights and animal welfare?" Report Response

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

"What area of research are you interested in? Tell me about the research you have done." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you saw another student cheating?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you think you need a DVM if you want to go into research." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read questions SDN info, looked at and practiced answering questions they have asked in the past." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The overall happiness of the students and the willingness of the students, admissions staff, and professors to talk to prospective students. I enjoyed the banquet and thought the questions and answer panel discussion with current students was great. I liked how they let us sit in on a class." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was confused on where to park and not impressed with how far away it was. Walking 15 minutes in heels at 6:45AM is not fun. The tour of the vet school could have also been more thorough." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much free time you would have during the day. Although they have a number of activities, there was often 15-45 minutes in between--not enough to go to the car/hotel and back, but enough that I was glad I had a book." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really liked the school and overall was impressed with the activities they had planned for the day (such as a tour of the entire campus, a financial aid session, etc) since this was my first visit to the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn Lafayette

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/22/2010

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?

8 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?

8 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"There was a really long line to check in at 7am. It would be nice if they had more than two people checking people in" Report Response

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