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  • Southern College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Memphis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

Closed file

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

"What was the one college class that made you realize that you didn't quite know how to study yet?" Report Response

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

"What are some of your strengths/weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"What kind of problems do you see in the future of optometry?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are you most/least looking forward to in optometry school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"All of them were very straight forward!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over SDN interview feedback, talked to an optometrist & got her opinion/s on certain topics, looked up some recent bills & issues in the field of optometry." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities! Also, it was very personalized! All the faculty remembered our names & really made an effort to get to know us better individually. They treated us like we were students already." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The whole process was a tad long, but very informative & enjoyable." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing surprised me." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was very laid back & conversational. I felt like my interviewer spent just as much time talking as I did. Also, how you answer influences the questions he asked next. It was not worth stressing over as much as I did!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

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?

11/06/15

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

"Nothing. They did an excellent job." Report Response

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