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  • The Ohio State University College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Columbus
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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)?

"Your GPA is a little low, but your OAT scores are great. Which do you think most accurately represents your academic abilities, and why?" Report Response

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

"What do you like about the day-to-day setting of an optometric practice?" Report Response

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

"How did you choose which schools to apply to?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Is there any part of the practice that your Optometrist does not like?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is something that you have been improving on?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock-interview with roommate and parents" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The clinics and research centers are spacious. They have a Masters program, which most students can complete within 4-5 years." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"None." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was well prepared." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school is awesome. I'm hoping to get off the "no decision" list sometime in April." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

Airplane

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

Columbus

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/20/2009

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 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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