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  • Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Columbus
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why veterinary medicine and why a veterinary degree?" Report Response

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

"How do you determine when euthanasia is the best option for a patient?" Report Response

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

"What are your opinions on open versus closed animal shelters? (I'd volunteered in an animal shelter)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Should food-borne illnesses be eradicated? (It was neat because my interviewer explained that Sweden has made a concerted effort to eliminate Salmonella in recent years)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I was asked to elaborate upon a comment I had made in my supp app that said it can be difficult to reconcile veterinary science with the personal beliefs of clients. I must have answered satisfactorily but at the time I felt like I bumbled my answer." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Had a mock interview, talked through a number of SDN questions, read up on current events, AVMA news, my applications and essays, some old personal reflection essays, practiced with my dad on the drive out, and kept telling myself how excited i was, lol" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewers provided very compelling responses when I asked why they had chosen to work with OSU CVM. The campus and facilities are impressive and everyone was very friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The 3 hour wait between lunch and my interview was like a psychological test of nerves and will." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To sit very near where the interviewers will be calling your name." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Apart from the long wait, I thoroughly enjoyed my interview date and left extremely impressed with their program." 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?

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?

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/11/2010

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?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 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?

"The afternoon interview process is a bit torturous if you have a late interview" Report Response

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