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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

2

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 How will you decide which school to attend, if you got accepted to all the schools you applied too. Why are your physics grades low? What did you do different to improve your OAT score when you took it the second time? What are your hobbies? " Report Response

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

"Why did you choose optometry? Why did you apply to so many schools? Why MCO? Can optometrists prescribe medications? (know optometry’s scope in MI) What is an optometrist? " Report Response

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

"Do you know about our residency programs and would you like to do a residency? How do you want to practice after graduation? Do you have any questions for us? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"nothing really" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"how would you choose a school, if you are accepted to all? This was an easy question but what i was saying wasnt matching with what was in my head" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at all the interview feedback from MCO and ALL other schools and other posts from SDN. looked up scope of optometry in michigan and just went over my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendly staff" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Location! Location! but what can you do about that, it's a small city." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was going to be placed on hold!! And that I should've stated my reasons to go to MCO in a better way(I was just nervous)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I liked the school overall but just dont like the location, but thats ok. The small class size is good, its a pretty laid back interview. " 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Super 8

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/22/2007

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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