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  • University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Columbia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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)?

"Who is your role model and why?" Report Response

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

"I took a lot of AP classes in high school, so they asked me why." Report Response

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

"How do you deal with stress?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They showed me a picture of Edward Snowden and asked who he was and what he did. I think it was to see if I pay attention to current events." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is a Coggins test? (I don't have equine experience yet, so this stumped me! It looks like it's a common question, so don't make the same mistake I did and look it up if you don't know!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over the past questions here and thought about how I would answer them, looked over my application and shadowing notes." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I felt well prepared, none of my interviewers were confrontational or seemed like they were trying to trip me up." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Like others have said, it's a very quick interview. For me it was only a 3-hour drive up there, and I enjoyed the tour and seeing the town as well, but for those who have to travel a long ways it could be annoying." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I can't think of anything, there were no surprises for me. I didn't need to stress so much!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Reading and thinking about the questions on here really helped me prepare. Also just be prepared for questions about weak points on your app (e.g. poor grades, low experience hours)." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

No Response

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?

2/24/14

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

10 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?

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?

"The process for confirming my Missouri residency was confusing, but that's the fault of the residency office, not the CVM. Other than that everyone was very friendly!" Report Response

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