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  • Southern College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Memphis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 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?

25 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)?

"Describe a time when you took leadership in a situation." Report Response

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

"Why optometry. " Report Response

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

"Why SCO?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a time when you took leadership in a situation." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"very friendly staff and students, they seemed to really like being there. campus is very secure though." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Memphis is a poor city, but you're fine as long as you don't leave valuables in the car. The city is not very exciting looking, except downtown. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the area around the school is not very pretty." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone was so friendly, do not be intimidated at all. You really get a feel for the school, although the tour is overly long. The clinic is AMAZING. You would definitely get good exposure to patients." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Memphis

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Gen X Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/20/2009

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?

3 out of 10

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

8 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

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