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  • Marshall B. Ketchum University Southern California College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Fullerton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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?

Closed file

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

"What can you bring to SCCO?" Report Response

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

"Why are you interested in Optometry? Have you shadowed any Optometrists or Ophthalmologists?" Report Response

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

"Have you had any leadership positions?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You are in an exam room with a man. The man's wife is sitting outside the exam room and she's pregnant. You talk to the man and it turns out that he has an STD because he was having an extramarital affair. The man refuses to let his wife know about this STD and affair. You are, by law, bound to this doctor-patient confidentiality. You cannot say anything to the man's wife about the conversation between you and the man. So, what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you pick SCCO?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is extremely clean." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Ontario

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/14/2009

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None" Report Response

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