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  • Marshall B. Ketchum University Southern California College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Fullerton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Describe an ethical dilemma. Doesn't have to pertain to optometry." Report Response

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

"Why should we select you for this position?" Report Response

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

"Why SCCO?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was your favorite historical period in American history? (I was a history major)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What other leadership roles other than the ones you listed in your cv?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read interview feedback on studentdoctor.net talked to SCCO students and graduates mock interview with friend" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the faculty at the school. Everyone is super friendly and warm. Especially Betty! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was hoping to talk to some students on campus, but didn't get a chance to, because they were busy with exams." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that you also have a "mini interview" with the vice president of student affairs." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"it's nice to bring hard copies of your cv to give to the panel. Especially if you have updated your cv since submitting it to OptomCAS. I found that my interviewer really appreciated it bc he found it pretty difficult to read OptomCAS's CV printout. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

What is your in-state status?

In state

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/17/2009

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?

10 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

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

9 out of 10

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