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  • University of Houston College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Houston
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Did you shadow optometrists? Where they in partnerships, a group-based practice, etc?" Report Response

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

"What is the difference between optometry, ophthalmology, and optitionry?" Report Response

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

"What do you like about UHCO?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"There wasn't really an interesting question.. they just want to get to know who you are and what extracurriculars you've participated in and optometric experience you've had!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Honestly, nothing difficult!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I made up 130 possible interview questions and I looked up things about UHCO and I practiced the questions outloud in front of family" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Every single person I came in contact with was super friendly! Dr. Bailey and the 4th year student helped me relax during the interview! Dr. Shulman is awesome, too!! And the best part was- He gave me my acceptance letter after my interview :) " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Absolutely nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The traffic is crazy! LEAVE EARLY to make sure you're on time. When I showed up a 20 minutes early, there were already other applicants there waiting. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was amazing! I love UHCO and everyone there! Even the students are welcoming :) Go Cougars!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

IAH

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?

The Double Tree (near the IAH airport)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/02/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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