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  • SUNY - College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"How do you explain your OAT scores? (mine were on the low end) How did you prepare for this?" Report Response

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

"Explain your low grades in freshman year." Report Response

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

"I've noticed you shadowed various optometric settings. What differences did you see between these settings in terms of what they had to offer to patients?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What can you offer to SUNY that other students probably can't?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would the individuals who submitted a recommendation on your behalf describe you? (in terms of character)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"location, location, location! Also how everything is located within that one building" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lack of student life (in terms of extracurriculars and clubs offered)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Look over your application before the interview! They pick on details from your application and the 30 min. writing piece (EACH of the interviewers literally have a copy of your application in front of them as they are asking you questions!)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/13/2010

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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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