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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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?

Closed file

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

"Talk about a time when you had to think outside the box and it failed." Report Response

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

"Talk about a decision you had to make that you were the least certain about (least confident in your decision)." Report Response

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

"Talk about a dark time in your life that you had to overcome." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Talk about a time when you had to act autonomously and take control of a situation. How did the other people respond? What was the result?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Talk about a time when you had to work really hard to keep a commitment." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my application, looked at SDN interview feedback, and prepared answers to most of the questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new large animal facility and the people (very friendly and nice!)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cold weather" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That you could change after your interview into more comfortable clothes for the tour" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I went out there not really expecting to like the school and came back in love with it :)" 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?

DSM

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?

Best Western

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?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 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?

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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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