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  • New England College Of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Why Opt. Why NECO?" Report Response

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

"If you had 3 exams scheduled on the same day, how would you deal with that?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"if you had to choose a super power, and your choice was either to fly or be invisible, what would you choose and why? And if you had a patient scheduled for 9, 9:15, 9:30.. and your 9 and 9:15 both showed up late at 9:30, and you 9:30 was on time, but you also had an emergency patient show up at 9:30.. what would you do? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

" none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked over SDN for questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the clinical experience is great, and the offsite clinic was impressive.. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I did not feel like I was in a school setting (because it is basically a mansion).. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"cabs are expensive (and they are crazy drivers!) you can take the T-line pretty much everywhere.. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a really long day, and an unnecessarily long tour at the off campus clinic... overall, the interviews themselves were pretty laid back, some interesting questions.. the interview with the student was repetitive of the interview with the doctor" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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

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

$501+

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/30/2007

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?

6 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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