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  • Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Ames
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?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about a time that you had to think out of the box." Report Response

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

"Tell me about a time that you had made a commitment and couldn't follow through." Report Response

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

"Tell me about a time that you had to be a leader." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The thinking out of the box, but it was from the follow up questions to my response that made it interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The follow through question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed the SDN questions! They asked me 5 questions and they were all from on here!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were really nice and took the time to tell me things about Iowa State that they thought I would personally like." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing! Iowa provided a lot of details about the process ahead of time, which I was very grateful for. It made the day of less stressful." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Review the SDN interview feedback questions! All my questions were from those on here so I already had my answers prepared for them." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Des Moines

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

October 16, 2016

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

9 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?

10 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep up the great work! You were all very helpful and provided a low-stress environment for us throughout the interview process!" Report Response

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