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  • Ferris State University Michigan College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Big Rapids
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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?

3

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)?

"Tell me about yourself and how you got to where you are now." Report Response

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

"Why MCO?" Report Response

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

"Have you seen any ODs prescribe medicine? Can they?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about yourself and how you got to where you are now." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself and how you got to where you are now." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews with roommates, pre health advisor, reading SDN, school website, personal statement, reading optometric journals, reviewing extracurricular activities and stuff." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities (thought they would be much older and outdated, but not too shabby), friendliness of staff, student who gave me a tour. They also give you a nice goody bag at the end!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No snow! Also, the clinic is on the top floors, which makes patient access difficult, but they are planning a new building to open in 2010. They really try to sell the school to you, at the end of the interview and throughout the whole lunch. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really, I could have prepared better for the questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall a good impression of the school and facilities. Friendly staff, students, and nicely organized day. " 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

Grand Rapids

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Super 8

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

2 out of 10

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