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  • University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • St. Louis
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What is optometry?" Report Response

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

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

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

"How has the field of optometry changed in the last 25 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think the research you've done in nanotechnology can be applied to the field of optometry?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Really none of the questions were difficult to answer." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This site, personal essay, and browsed through some anatomy of the eye." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty were very outgoing I actually met with my interviewer before the interview and he told everyone being interviewed just to relax because it would be a laid back day." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location was a little rough but inside the college was nice." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it would be that easy to find so I didn't have to drive around for 45 minutes." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was an awesome experience the faculty were so nice and they I feel solidified my choice to attend their college. The interview was more like a conversation and that is something that really impressed me. One of the interviewers was big on research and since that was prominent in my application it was a joy to talk to him about the research I've done and the possible applications. Overall, I feel that the interview was very low stress and it helped me in my decision as to where I would be attending in the fall." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/05/2007

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?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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