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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 did you think of PCO?" Report Response

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

"Why ICO?" Report Response

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

"What do you know about optometry?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why should you be accepted at ICO?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was it about the Reading Comprehension section of the OAT?... it seems many people have had difficulties." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"PCO interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"THE STUDENTS... I got to stay in the RC which was not a 5 star but the students were so nice, helpful and positive I felt attached." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The physical appearance of the building were not the most pleasing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I knew that the tour of the school was going to take to long. I at breakfast but it was quite a long time before lunch. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was not sure how well I did when I came out. But I got accepted. I guess I answered the questions right:) I told my intervierwer about my experience with all the 1st year students the night before and then we talked about stuff (sports and volunteer work)." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

ORD

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2006

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 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?

10 out of 10

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