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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?

6 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?

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 would you explain the difference between optician, optometrist, and an ophthalmologist to someone who didn't know anything about optometry?" Report Response

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

"what appeals to you about optometry as a profession?" Report Response

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

"how did you become interested in optometry?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think you will fit in in new york city?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what do you look for in a school- not real difficult, all the questions were pretty straight forward. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched info about the school and was familiar with different specialty programs. also did some research on current events in optometry but never was asked about that. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview was pretty low stress and friendly. the whole day felt pretty relaxed." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didn't like the way the campus was set up- a vertical campus so there were many trips on the elevator. not something i would want to have to do everyday." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that there is a train stop across the street- made getting back to LGA pretty easy (you do have to catch a bus at one point though)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"overall it was a great experience. there was an informative tour by an admissions person and lunch with a 4th year student where you could ask a ton of questions. I did find the layout of the school confusing though. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

LGA

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/17/0008

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?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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