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  • Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Elkins Park
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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 opportunities do you see in optometry?" Report Response

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

"What challenges do you see in optometry?" Report Response

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

"What makes someone a good leader?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"MMI Question: given a prompt about the impact of the internet on healthcare/diagnosis and told to "discuss"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback, rehearsed any questions I could find, made sure I knew my 'why optometry' and could talk about all of my experiences" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was friendly, the Dean who gave us a presentation at the beginning was very kind and welcoming, the clinic is new, large, and close to campus, the virtual reality lab is amazing, and the new Lombardi classroom is beautiful!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"N/A" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How laid back my interview would have been and not to worry so much!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview day solidified my decision to attend PCO and was a great representation of the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Residence Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Willow Grove

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"N/A everything was impressive!" Report Response

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