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  • New England College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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?

Open file

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

"What was your least favorite course, and how did you manage to get through it?" Report Response

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

"What qualities would you look for in an Optometrist?" Report Response

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

"What did you learn from your optometric experiences that you didn't know before?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was a difficult time in your life academically, personally, etc. and how did you deal with it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN forums, school website, optstudent.com" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The city of Boston, the architechture of the building (huge fireplaces everywhere!), the comfortable environment conducive to learning." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The traffic, the fact that you stay in one lecture hall for ALL the lectures, while the profs rotate" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it was going to be so relaxed and conversational, that i would be stuck in traffic for over an hour" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was a great experience. We were all welcomed with open arms; the current students were VERY informative and honest. They really just wanted to ask a few questions to make sure you are personable and are genuinely interested in the profession. They do not grill you with questions by any means. There is so much to see and do in Boston and I can really see myself living and studying there!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

BOS

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?

Best Western New Englander

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/04/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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