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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Pomona
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

"Tell me about a time when you used creativity and hard work to solve a problem." Report Response

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

"Describe a time in which you went out of your own way to help someone else." Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time when you went above and beyond to reach a goal." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Eh...they are all pretty much the same, nothing really too interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The creativity one held me up for a minute." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I googled behavioral interview questions and just tried to reflect on some of my personal experiences. Honestly, there's not much you can do to prepare..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great and friendly staff, really excited to show you what they have to offer. Amazing technology and facilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location (Pomona) is kind of 'bleh'" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I knew how laid back the whole day was going to be, maybe it would have relieved some of the stress." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"WesternU's program looks exciting and well-crafted. The faculty and students that we met with were awesome and very helpful. One of our guides stayed with us after the whole thing was over and showed us anything we wanted to check out." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

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?

01/21/2011

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

9 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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