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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"You did really well on your OAT, how did you prepare?" Report Response

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

"Asked about my independent research, and a specific extracurricular" Report Response

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

"Why SUNY & why NY?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Mentioned a huge compliment from one of my LORs and asked if I could explain it" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read questions from SDN & optstudent.com" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The clinic is awesome." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"When waiting between activities, it felt a lot like sitting in a doctor's office. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not to freak out, it wasn't as bad as others say." 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?

9 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?

Automobile

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

$501+

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Radisson

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/27/2008

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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