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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?

3 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?

35 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)?

"Explain the trend in your grades." Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Why Optometry?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You seem like you're very involved, how would you deal with the transition once you're in optometry school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"N/A" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Faculty (professors and those who work there), students, clinics, lecture hall, library, IEI (Illinois Eye Institute), RC (Residential Complex)... THE ENTIRE SCHOOL AND WHAT IT CONSISTS OF!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Gym and cafeteria are not as updated as the rest of the campus but that didn't really affect my judgement too much." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"N/A" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Stay at the RC!! You'll get a feel if the living situations provided works for you. Bring food with you so you don't starve during the night. On interview day, security can keep your luggage for you. Learn how to use the public transportation! All the applicants were wearing business professional clothing (jacket, button up/blouse, slacks/skirt, conservative shoes). Come prepared with questions for the interviewers, faculty members, and students! Don't leave them hanging. It's awkward." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

O'Hare

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?

02/13/15

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

10 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?

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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep up the good work." Report Response

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