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  • New England College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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 do you consider your worst moment in the past 5 years?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why NECO?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What organizations were you a part of on campus? What were your roles? Did you have any leadership roles?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"A question about my personal statement" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you consider your worst moment in the past 5 years?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at interview feedback on SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the students and staff" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost of attending the school, and the feeling that they kept trying to "sell" it" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how cold it really was with wind chill factor (I'm from SoCal so I'm not used to such cold weather!)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was really nervous before the interview, but the interviewers made me feel relaxed. They made it feel like they were just trying to get to know me as opposed to interrogating me. The long list of questions the interviewers had in front of them was a bit intimidating, though." 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?

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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

LGA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Commonwealth Guest House

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?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

3 out of 10

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