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  • Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Baton Rouge
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Tell us a little about yourself." Report Response

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

"Tell us about your veterinary experience." Report Response

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

"How would you react if, once you start veterinary school, you make lower grades than you are used to making?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about a positive interaction that you had with a client at the veterinary clinic you work for." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If a client of yours was moving and brought in his/her perfectly healthy 7 year old dog to be euthanized for this reason, what would you do? Do you think that this is a good solution?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I looked at sample veterinary school interview questions on the internet and thought about how I might respond to each one if it were asked." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviews were well organized, friendly veterinary students were present to answer any questions, and everyone from the admissions office was very nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I did not like that LSU's annual Open House was held on the same day as my interview. I feel like I did not learn as much about the veterinary program as I could have without that chaos. Because I spent a lot of time and money applying to LSU and traveling to my interview, I would have liked the day to be more focused on the potential veterinary students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had realized how hectic the day was going to be and how hard it was going to get a good tour of the facilities. I also wish I had known that the Army Veterinary Corps recruiter was only going to be available for a few hours." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Courtyard Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/05/2011

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

5 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?

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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Holding interviews on the same day as the annual Open House created unnecessary stress and chaos. I would have preferred for the interviews to be held on a separate day that was more focused on potential veterinary students." Report Response

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