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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Tell me about yourself. (There was an interview with a faculty member that was one-on-one and another interview that was completely closed file, with a current student from the school) Also, Why NECO?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Tell me about your strengths and weaknesses? If there is any portion of your application that you would like to discuss/explain, now is your chance. (ie. if you had a bad mark in something, tell me what happened)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Explain what was one of your most difficult courses in undergrad? and why?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me why should we accept you? What can you bring to this school?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see yourself in the future?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN!! And read over my application materials." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How precisely planned the whole interview process was. The amount of food available for all the interviewees and guests for breakfast and lunch, and a great variety as well. The ability to mingle with the other applicants and students that currently go to the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing in particular. The classrooms seem a bit old but perhaps since the building is historic they didn't want to change too much of it to preserve the heritage." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"The area that the school is in is absolutely beautiful! Very lively, full of young professionals, a lot of places to eat and things to do. The area is wealthy and you feel very safe walking around even at night time. The clinical externships that are available to the students really early on is very impressive." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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?

Logan International Airport

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Boston Park Plaza

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

Dec 13, 2013

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

5 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None! They promptly notify you what portions are missing from your application and are more than happy to assist any one that has concerns with the application at the end of the interview day." Report Response

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