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  • New England College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"Why do you want to go into optometry? What do you hope to get out of optometry school?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why NECO? What is the hardest class you have taken, how did you deal with it?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Talk about your extra curriculars. What volunteer work have you done?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Most were pretty standard" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What frustrates you? Talk about a time when you went above and beyond the call of duty." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, practiced outloud to myself, re-read my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was really nice, the administration really seems to want to push NECO forward and improve the curriculum. Plus the location in Boston is excellent." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Seemed like they were really trying to sell the school, so sometimes it was hard to tell how genuine people were being." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Logan

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?

Beacon Guesthouse, it's right across the street from the school

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/22/2010

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

5 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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