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  • New England College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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?

Closed file

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

"What did you learn from you previous work experiences that you can apply to optometry?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Do you think you will have any problems adjusting to optometry school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The questions were all general interview questions. Nothing was particularily difficult or interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your favorite book and why." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read school materials. Thought about questions I wanted to ask the interviewer." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and faculty were very friendly. Even though there was a big group interviewing, they took the time to talk to everyone." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school facilities seem a little cramped." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I should have bought a Boston guide book and planned things to do in my free time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview experience was great. I was very impressed with the clinic that we visited. I stayed at the Beacon St. Guest House and it was a great location. I left 10 minutes before the interview and got there in plenty of time." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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

What airport did you use?

BOS

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

463 Beacon St. Guest House

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/18/2008

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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