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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?

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)?

"Why do you want to go into optometry?" Report Response

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

"Do you know about our residency programs? Do you want to do a residency?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your shadowing experience." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Are you interested in doing a residency?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked through the SDN forum and prepared answers to typical interview questions - ''Why optometry'', etc..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students, the faculty, the facilities, the clinic" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is a short writing sample for 10 minutes - the question is not difficult though" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview started with a file review, then the interview, a financial aid presentation, school tour, and lunch with current students. Overall it was a great interview experience." 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

MDW

Where did you stay?

Hotel

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2006

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

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