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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?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

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)?

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see optometry in the future?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Something random about one of the activities I mentioned participating in." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None of them, really. It was very relaxed and conversational." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read SDN, read the news just in case, and my 2 interviews before this one really helped." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was extremely friendly. Admissions staff came in to "keep us company" in between interviews. They did not seem to be all about numbers on paper and wanted to hear about your experience with and passion for optometry." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I don't know that anything did actually." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To RELAX and eat a very large breakfast despite my nervous stomach." 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?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

Midway

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Chicago Hilton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/05/2010

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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