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  • Nova Southeastern University College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Fort Lauderdale
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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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?

Open file

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

"If a patient asked you how you became interested in Optometry, what would you tell them?" Report Response

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

"How did you go from working as a research biologist to becoming interested in optometry?" Report Response

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

"How does your husband feel about relocating to Florida?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had a patient who could not afford their medicine, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"<other than the answers I gave> what else could you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went over NOVA questions from SDN and my essay." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were nice, not run down like some of the other schools. Also the staff was very friendly and there is a free campus shuttle. I also liked the multidisciplinary aspect." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The dress code and attendance policy, although my tour guides assured me that these were not enforced. And I also noticed that there are almost twice as many classes in the curriculum as another school I am looking at. But the credit hours are about the same, so it should be doable." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Some of the questions were very different from any other interview I have had. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall a great school that I could definitley see myself at for the next four years." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$501+

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?

Ocean Sky Hotel & Resort

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/28/2009

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?

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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