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  • University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • St. Louis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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 is Optometry and what does it mean to you?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose Optometry?" Report Response

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

"How has Optometry changed in the past 25 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How has being an EMT strengthened your decision to be an optometrist?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really. It was more like a conversation than an interview and it moved pretty quickly. The staff was really encouraging and settling throughout the whole process." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and the questions from the interview powerpoint on the UMSL website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness and expertise of the staff" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The building is old and small. The technology seems to be update but the building is on the smaller side." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How many people interview in one day? --> 4" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great staff but the building and facilities are behind the curve. Didn't get to see much of the clinic. Housing locations are 20-30 minutes away from 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?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

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 Exprss

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/13/2011

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?

4 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 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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