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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"What class you like the least/most and why?" Report Response

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

"How do you plan on managing your time in optometry school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"give 3 reasons why ico should choose you over others." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"give 3 reasons why ico should choose you over others." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interview, research school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"clinic work students do throughout the 4 years, high NBEO scores, welcoming and fun vibe, facilities (preclinic, clinic, and RC), campus was a very short distance away from the heart of chicago" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the immediate areas surrounding campus is not as nice as the heart of chicago and the cold weather" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"there's a 10 minute writing sample" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a fun time there. Definitely try to stay at the RC if you can." 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

midway

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

2/02/12

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?

6 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

No Response

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