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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"Do you think you are a good student academically? Do not tell me your gpa or grades." Report Response

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

"Would you like to specialize in a certain field of optometry? If so, do you think pco is right for you?" Report Response

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

"What other schools did you apply to? How does their curriculum compare to ours?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is c-reactive protein and what is it's clinical importance in relation to the eye? (I had mentioned that I worked at a medical lab)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the biggest historic accomplishment your state has achieved in the field of optometry? (which i had no clue about and was definitely not prepared to answer this!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practice the questions mentioned in this survey for the most part. Definitely was not ready for some of the questions though (such as the "pop quiz" I had on historical facts about my home state)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The amount of clinical experience offered" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the campus, reminded me of a community college" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Very laid back interview!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/18/2010

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?

3 out of 10

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

3 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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