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  • University of California Berkeley School of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Berkeley
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

Open file

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

"What is my motivation to fitting into the student population" Report Response

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

"Why Berkeley Optometry?" Report Response

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

"What do I plan on doing differently in graduate school compared to undergrad?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What TV show I watched" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"N/A" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looking at SDN questions and coming up with answers typed up in a google doc" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The introductory presentation given by the dean, the organization of the entire day, and the mock class given" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Buildings were slightly old, but not too big of a deal" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"MMIs are not as stressful as I thought" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Berkeley is an amazing program!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"N/A, great job donw" Report Response

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