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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"What are the best and worst parts of veterinary medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why don't you have any work experience with animals as a veterninary technician or assistant?" Report Response

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

"Why should we choose you for our veterinary program?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"We noticed that you joined the military right out of high school: what was the driving force behind that decision?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who would you say is your best role model?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I didn't have time to do anything but show up and be as honest as I could, for my grandmother was in her last few hours of life." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All of the interviewers genuinely seemed to be interested in learning more about me, not trying to stump me with off the wall questions." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing: it went very very well." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I think that my interview went so much better than anyone had prepared me for. Everyone had me thinking that I was going to be running a gauntlet and it really wasn't that bad at all - no different really than a job interview that for a position you really want." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Wonderful. I walked out thinking that I had done really well, and I must have because I was picked up on my first try and I was not a Tier-1 applicant." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/07/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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