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  • Pacific University College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Forest Grove
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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?

60+ 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?

Closed file

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

"We actually signed a confidentiality statement saying we wouldn't share details of our interview and questions, but the questions were all normal, nothing out of the blue." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through SDN forums, re-read my essay answers from my app, relaxed the night before" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The honesty of the staff, faculty and students. The incredible facilities! The amazing degree of professionalism from the student body. The profs are fantastic. The students and the profs have great relationships. The school is very student-centered. The program is geared towards specifically meeting your goals. Everyone is so nice!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school has an undergrad program... so it is disenchanting to be walking around campus with a bunch of 18 year old kids." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had remembered to bring an umbrella! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The prof and staff member (both on the admissions committee) were incredibly nice. I had a great time during my interview - and we even went over by 10-15 minutes! I was so relaxed and it was really like having a conversation with friends. The entire Interview Day was an awesome way of getting acquainted with 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?

9 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

PDX

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/16/2007

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?

3 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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