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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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?

Closed file

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

"When you first became interested in the field, who did you talk to?" Report Response

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

"Why PCO?" Report Response

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

"In what activities are you interested?/What do you do to relieve stress?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None were too interesting...just your basics!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see yourself living in the future, and what sort of patients do you want to see? (As those two questions sort of go hand-in-hand.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Browsed SDN forums, read over my application, practiced with a mock-interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The location---I was worried as I heard it wasn't the greatest city to live in, but it's in a suburb and has very nice neighborhoods in the vicinity. Don't be scared to check the place out due to the fact that it's in ''Philly''." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The exit interview is nothing more than them reviewing your application, and making sure you have all parts complete (or will in the near future.) Nothing to prepare for or stress about!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day went smoothly. Definitely allow plenty of time to arrive there. The construction areas are terrible and traffic moves slow. The interview was relaxing and everyone I met was friendly and interested in getting to know me. It was a great day." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

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?

Fort Washington Hotel and Conference Center

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/10/2007

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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