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  • Illinois College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"Why ICO?" Report Response

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

"Did you take any business classes in undergrad?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about any shadowing experiences you've had." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Where do you plan to practice?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview Feedback! Compiled a list of questions that they may ask me based on my file/background." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendly staff and faculty. Enthusiastic students. Great facilities. RC across the street." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was cold!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the entire day was really relaxed and the admissions committee really try to make you feel comfortable. No need to over-stress." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Arrived in the morning and checked in with Anthony. Met the other applicants before we were all taken up to the welcome room. File review, financial aid presentation, one-on-one interview, tour of the school, RC, and IEI, then lunch. Overall the experience was great! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

ORD

Where did you stay?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/17/2008

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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