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  • New England College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Boston
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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?

Closed file

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

"If I had to speak to the admissions committee after this interview, what would you like me to tell them about you? How should I describe you?" Report Response

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

"Do you feel your parents support your decision to pursue optometry?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Was there a time that you got easily frustrated?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Are there any negative aspects of your application that you would like to explain?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The beautiful area of Back Bay, and their concept of dispersing their students throughout the city rather than waiting for patients to go to their clinic." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"How expensive it is to live there." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There are two sets of interviews: one with admissions faculty member, one with a student. Both are closed file, although the admissions member already read through your file before meeting you." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They seem very interested in developing a relationship with their students. The education itself appears to be clinically superior to other schools, in part due to its availability of numerous clinical locations throughout Boston and by their eye clinic van." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

$201-$300

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?

11/08/13

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?

10 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?

10 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing. The interview was very well-organized!" Report Response

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