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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Describe a time when you had to put your own goals on hold to help someone else." Report Response

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

"Describe a situation where you had to use creativity to solve a problem." Report Response

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

"Describe a time when you had to convince someone to change their opinion." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They were all just behavioral questions... nothing too special." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a time when you had to convince someone to change their opinion." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Googled "Behavioral Interview Questions" and did a little bit of practice. Pretty much just be prepared with 2-3 experiences, and adjust it to fit with the question during the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and staff were really friendly and enthusiastic, and the facilities are really high-tech." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really, except the surrounding area is pretty ghetto... oh, and they have a bunch of creepy statues throughout the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. They are very straight-forward about what to expect. The day was pretty long though (7:45AM-1PM), but after the interview it goes by pretty quickly." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I didn't really consider WUCO to be one of my top choices, but after the interview/tour it is definitely up there. If it weren't for the newness of the program, it would be my No. 1 pick." Report Response

Tour and Travel
No Response
General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/28/2011

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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