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  • Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Elkins Park
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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?

Closed file

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

"How did you get involved in optometry?" Report Response

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

"What made you decide on PCO?" Report Response

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

"Will you be able to adjust away from home?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Does your family support you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you have any weaknesses coming into this program?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN questions, some other quetions on an optometry site, prepped with family and friends." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The building was awesome! The clinic is really nice, a bit far away, but really great because the patient population seems to be so diverse. The area is really nice too, quiet as well. The people were super polite and nice!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Just the clinic being a bit too far away, but also the lack of dormitories. The area seemed to have a lot of apartments though, so it shouldn't be hard to find." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not to stress so much because the inteview was so laid back and easy." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't stress so much before the interview, it's really not bad." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/17/2008

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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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