As the poster above me said, the wolves are also glitched and can only be QTE'd perfectly by a cyborg (I was amazed when I actually passed one of the QTE's but the timing is insane). I used poison darts to take them out and surprisingly still got 100% sync.
"You know, if you have the aptitude, you should join the Mage's College in Winterhold."
*Has Aptitude. Joins Mage's college*
"You know, if you..."
*Becomes Arch-Mage of Mage's college*