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  • Marshall B. Ketchum University Southern California College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Fullerton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Describe an ethical dilemma that you have witnessed (can be anything)." Report Response

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

"Why did you take time off? Did you plan is? (I took 3 years off before applying)" Report Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Would you be interested in going on another trip aboard similar to the one you went to?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What characteristics are you looking for in professionalism?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Look at the SDN forum, practiced with a friend" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty were very nice" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of snacks. I had a morning interview so I was hungry." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I could skip the tour if I have done it before" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a very organized interview process." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

$301-$400

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 Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/08/2011

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 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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