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  • Pacific University College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Forest Grove, OR
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What was the most interesting question?

"They had us sign an sheet saying we would not share the specific questions." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"See above" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Interview feedback on this site, prepare the standard questions: why optometry?, why this school?, strengths/weaknesses, browse the Pacific website and learn about the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All the faculty and students are really there to help each other and us there for the interview. Everyone was happy to see you there, learn about you and answer any questions you had." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The town of Forest Grove itself. It is quite small and run-down. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview and the whole day was very informative but a little long. Everyone was laid back and made the interviewers relaxed. All of my questions were answered by the time I had my interview (in the afternoon). There was a question and answer period with just some students so you could ask whatever you wanted and were not being evaluated by any teachers or admission committee members. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


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?


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


Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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