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  • University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • St. Louis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

No Response

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Tell me about how you ended up choosing optometry?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 5 years?" Report Response

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

"They asked about a specific optometric experience listed on my resume" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about how you balanced academics and extra-curriculars in undergrad" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There weren't any" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at school website, reread my personal statement, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were so kind. It was a virtual interview due to COVID, but they made it very relaxed and low-stress." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing I can think of" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"UMSL seems like a great school, and the interview process went very smoothly" 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?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Other

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?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 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?

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?

No Response

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