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  • Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Pullman
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 did you choose to go to your undergrad school?" Report Response

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

"Tell us a little about your research experience." Report Response

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

"How do you think you would handle the transition from city life to rural living in Pullman" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were difficult - I was not asked anything ethical, behavioral, situational at all. It was entirely conversational, the interview flew by and I was never really *asked* any questions - totally easy." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked at questions, reviewed my application, looked up ethical issues/current events (both of which were entirely unnecessary for my interview)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"my interviewers were fabulous, matched up well with my interests. Hospital tour was nice. Big sib program to pass on old tests and the like." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Pullman is really, really, really small." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Don't fly into Pullman!!! They almost diverted my flight to Lewiston due to "windy weather" in Pullman, and I would have had to take a very expensive taxi up to Pullman. Most people said they fly into Spokane instead and drive down." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I wish it were easier to get to Pullman, but I was glad I made it out for the interview - my interviewers got me excited about the school and sold their program to me pretty well. The waiting room was full of current vet students who really made me feel at ease and kept me entertained while I waited. WSU seems like a really friendly, supportive environment and I was glad I made it out for my interview!" 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

Seattle -> Pullman (not recommended! fly to Spokane!)

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?

Holiday Inn Express - FANTASTIC, free shuttle anywhere you want, wonderful rooms, free breakfast

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

2/7/11

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

No Response

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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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