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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"A time you had to stand up for something you believe in, how you went up about it, and what the outcome was?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time you had to be creative to solve a problem." Report Response

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

"Tell us about the last time you had to deal with an emergency and how did you respond to it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was it about your intro beef class that got you interested in being a food animal vet?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your definition of integrity and tell us a moment you had to use yours?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, going over my application, and mainly just thinking of situations in my life that I could use for different types of questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities, the program, and definitely the friendliness of the people." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I gonna have to buy stock in carhart cause its cold" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How surprised I was going to be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The people here are amazing. Made me feel welcome and everyone went more than out of their way to make me feel comfortable. The interview is really relaxed and conversational. Just be prepared to talk and be yourself. The new Large animal hospital is awesome and a new small animal hospital will be done in fall of 2012. I had come out to Iowa without much expectations but I walked away absolutely loving 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?

Des Moines International

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?

Gateway Hotel

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?

8 out of 10

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

2 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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