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  • Illinois College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Chicago
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?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"So where's your suit?" Report Response

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

"I wonder if your bag even made it?" Report Response

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

"Where else did you apply?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So if you're parents are from Nebraska, then why are they Bears fans?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My interviewer didn't really ask me anything, we just sort of talked." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Student doctor and I thought about some questions I might be asked." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The person who interviewed me. He was completely unbiased towards all the optometry schools and was only trying to help me choose the school that best fit my needs." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I know everybody says the location and that probably is the most negative thing about the school, but don't be too intimidated, I was wandering around the area at 2 am & I was fine." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How to get from the train to the school on foot. I ended up walking around for like an hour in the middle of the night and it was like -4 and I didn't have a coat because my luggage got lost." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was good. My luggage got lost at the airport so I interviewed in jeans and a hoodie and nobody seemed to mind." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Train or subway

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

ORD

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2006

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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