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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

Open file

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

"Why do you want to come to ICO?" Report Response

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

"What type of exposure do you have to the field?" Report Response

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

"Are your parents prepared for you to be so far away? (I live in Western Canada)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your philosophy on embracing diversity in the workplace?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None. The questions were very straight-forward." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through SDN forum, practiced mock interviews with friends, asked myself possible questions I would be asked in the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How much time and effort they put in to the whole day - interview, file review, tour, lunch etc. They really tried to show you how great their school was. It really felt like I was going to be a student there and they told us exactly what to expect and what we would experience." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview was going to be so relaxed. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I had a great interview experience. Not only did they learn alot about me but I also learned alot about the school and what they had to offer. " 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

ORD

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Club Quarters

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/13/2007

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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