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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Personal questions like do you still teach horseback riding lessons?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your experiences at your equine surgical facility. Also what extracurricular activities have you done that would prepare you to be a vet?" Report Response

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

"What was the size of your biggest undergraduate class? (they weren't familiar with my school)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What vaccines would you give your horse? What vaccines would you give your dog? Asked by the small animal practitioner." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about the future of vet medicine in the next ten years." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the entire school's website, used SDN to prepare." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people were SO nice. Very low stress interview even though it was my first one. The facility was impressive, the student ambassadors were genuinely friendly and helpful, and one member of the interview committee even personally knew my boss from Florida." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location wasn't my favorite, too cold out there." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To seriously consider Missouri! What an impressive program. Do not wear heels on the tours because you have to put on booties. And really don't stress about this interview it's very personal and very nice. Also stay at the courtyard by marriott hotel they have shuttles to and from the airport and the school so I didn't even rent a car." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Boy was I impressed by Missouri! The people and program were outstanding. You can get residency and in state tuition after only one year, making it more affordable than even my in state school. I went out there with Missouri as a back burner school but now it is a viable option." 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?

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?

Columbia Regional Airport

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?

Courtyard by Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/08/2011

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

8 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?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Kathy Seay the admissions director was great. Friendly, hospitable, and efficient" Report Response

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