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  • Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Elkins Park
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

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?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 is an optometrist?" Report Response

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

"What type of experience do you have in optometry?" Report Response

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

"When did you decide to become an optometrist? Have you ever considered another career?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"There really were no difficult questions but you do need to now where you stand. Since the questions were quite broad, it also allows yourself to stand out amongst the other interviewers. (ie; What is your biggest accomplishment?)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I wouldn't say it was hard..but this question can make you shine if you answered it well. (What are some of the issues facing optometrists?)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Honestly, I feel horrible because I was going over some possible questions on the way to the interview! However, I normally fair well in interviews/under pressure. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty were very nice and it was a nice environment. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Hmm..the buildings can be a little renovated. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it was going to be that long! I only got 4 hours of sleep the night before and I was exhausted. (Interview/tour was from 10am-3pm) " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a nice interview. However, I think I was a lot more nervous than I should hav e been. I feel if optometry is your passion then you should have no problem answering any questions, let it come straight from the heart and try not to sound too ''textbook.'' But that is not to say you shouldn't practice going over questions with someone you're comfortable with." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

The Hilton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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