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  • Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Elkins Park
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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?

1+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 current issues or hindrances in the field?" Report Response

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

"What are your hobbies?" Report Response

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

"What are some final things you want the admissions office to know about you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What qualities would make you a good optometrist?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is something that PCO needs to improve on?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This forum." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus and facilities! New equipment? yes. Early clinical? yes. Nice gym? yes please." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Philly is not the nicest neighbourhood; however, because that is the area that the eye institute is in, you would probably see a lot of diverse diseases and problems." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Just wish I applied earlier!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A lot of people on the forum said that their interviews were only one-on-one; however, for my interview, they asked us one question each when we were in the group and talking to the dean (dean took notes) before splitting us apart." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

03/28/2013

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?

6 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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