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  • Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Columbus
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

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)?

"Talk about some of the roles veterinarians can play in global issues." Report Response

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

"Have you seen any recent news that could relate to veterinary medicine, for example, on CNN?" Report Response

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

"What are some of the issues that animal shelters deal with? (I had a lot of hours in a shelter)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if an aggressive dog at a shelter was up for adoption and a family with children wanted to adopt it? What is involved in temperament testing? (related to experience)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Besides ethical and moral issues, what are some of the other effects of the ban on horse slaughter? (Looking for some mention of economic issues, I think)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went through questions on SDN and prepared answers for some of them, read up on recent news..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are really nice, and all of the students raved about how close knit their class is. ("I have 160 best friends")" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I am not a fan of Columbus! It's too big, and driving there is super stressful!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To bring a small water bottle- there is a lot of sitting and waiting for your interview and your throat gets dry from nerves. It's a pain to have to keep getting up to go to the drinking fountain." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everybody was really friendly- even the other applicants were really supportive and nice!" 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/09/11

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 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?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 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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