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  • SUNY - College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • New York
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

3

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)?

"You did very well on your OAT's. How did you prepare for it? [I had 400 in all my sciences]" Report Response

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

"What are your criterias picking the right school for yourself?" Report Response

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

"Why did you change your undergrad school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You seem so enthusiastic and full of energy, do you think Optometry is enough for you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"When did you decide to become an optometrist?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at all the questions on this site and wrote it in a notebook. Underneath each I wrote all my answers and then had several people do a practice interview with me." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They are so friendly and very proud of their school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Dr. Johnston had to be on a conference that day, so only us who had their interviews that day did not have him amongst the interviewers." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a great experience. Met and hung out with the other 3 interviwees and had a good lunch." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

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?

7+ 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?

JFK

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/06/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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