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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

55 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)?

"Why Optometry and why NECO?" Report Response

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

"What do you consider to be your biggest success and failure and why?" Report Response

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

"Student Interview: What extracurricular activities did you participate in? What leadership roles did you have?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I were to use one word to describe you in front of the panel, what would that word be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None are hard as long as you prepare!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read the school's brochure and read your personal statement because they have it." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Enthusiasm from the staff and students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The expensive area and the weather seems a bit rough." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there were 2 interviews. I didn't really mind because the are laid back. There are so many colleges around Back Bay Boston with a large amount of college students roaming around the streets." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I got accepted to NECO and they are looking for humanitarians and people with passion/commitment to optometry. Feel free to PM me with any questions and I'll respond asap." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Logan

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?

463 Beacon

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/17/2009

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

8 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?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

9 out of 10

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