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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"What are the current issues facing optometry?" Report Response

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

"What current issue in optometry do you believe is the most important...and why?" Report Response

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

"Some question about stressful situations." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you handle stress?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Was not asked a very difficult question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed current optometry related materials and read up on the school facts." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very nice area surrounding the school. The train to downtown was in walking distance. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The eye clinic was kind of old and junky, but was supposed to undergo renovation in the future." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I could have taken the train from the airport to the school for 7 dollars. However, I did not know that until I paid $55 dollars for a cab..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Arrived at the school at 9 o'clock and waited in the office until called upon. I was then interviewed by a nice woman for about 40 mins or so. Following the interview, a student took us on a tour of the school and the eye clinic. When we returned we ate lunch and went over financial aid. Then we had a closer interview and were allowed to leave. Overall, it was a full day event so be prepared for such. " 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

PHL

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?

Airport Marriott Four Seasons

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/12/2007

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

5 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?

4 out of 10

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