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  • Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Manhattan
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Tell me how you feel about the idea of changing the term pet "Owner" to pet "Guardian"?" Report Response

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

"What is the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes? What insulin levels would you expect with each type? (Regarding my diabetic pet.)" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time when the Veterinarian you shadowed had a difficult time communicating with a client?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What books do you read? (A follow up to what I do to relax)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me why your GPA is not at the level we expected from your GRE scores?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Printed the interview feedback questions and wrote answers longhand. Reviewed my VMCAS (not just the PS guys!)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The student ambassadors really want you to come to K-State. Everyone was friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of presence outside of the conference room where we checked in. It was on the fourth floor and there was only a sign on the ground floor." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they would grill me about my application, rather than about my reasons for applying and why to their school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I very much enjoyed the campus and the students. Manhattan has a lot more stuff in it than I expected. The buildings look well used but do not appear deficient in anything." 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?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

MCI/KCI Kansas City International

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?

Motel 6 Manhattan

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/08/2011

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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Note that the tours also leave from the check in conference room in the information e-mail." Report Response

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