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  • Illinois College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 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?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What is a progression of your interest in optometry?" Report Response

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

"Do you know anything about the residency program?" Report Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Studentdoctor.net" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"facility, clinic" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"a few uncomfortable moments with an unfriendly admission office staff." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"File review toward the beginning of the day turned out to be an actual part of the interview when it was conducted by the admission office staff (not a faculty interviewer). I say this because the actual one hour interview did not include anything from my academic file." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One-on-one interview was very relaxing but everything that lead up to it (writing, file review, and WAITING AROUND!!) can be pretty stressful." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

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?

03/21/2011

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?

6 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?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I am not sure what can be done but there was a lot of waiting around where I felt like I got more and more nervous about the interview." Report Response

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