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  • Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Baton Rouge
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

25 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?

Closed file

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

"What kind of debt can you expect after graduation?" Report Response

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

"What do you think your day will be like, including start and end times for classes and how much time spent studying?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a time when you had to deal with a confrontational client in your current job." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel about Mike, their tiger mascot that lives on campus and goes to most games? (Asked b/c of my interest in wildlife/exotics)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you apply to LSU when you have a vet school (UF) in your state? (Difficult b/c the tone it was asked in kind of threw me off, but I think I still answered well)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at feedback on SDN, googled possible interview questions and came up w/ general answers, looked over personal statement and supplemental application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Excellent welcoming reception night before with an informative presentation and in-depth tour. Really helped me to find out more about school and actually used some of that info during my interview. Also had some first years come and talk one-on-one with us in the interview waiting room." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"N/A" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not to be so nervous. Even though everyone said this over and over, the interview was pretty laid-back and I should not have worried so much." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"LSU was very welcoming and really makes it seem like they want you there and want to accept you. Also, if they have the interviews on the same day as Open House again, it gets VERY crowded, so make sure you allot extra time to deal with traffic and crowds." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Atlanta and Baton Rouge

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Drury Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/06/2010

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?

4 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?

7 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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