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  • Southern College of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Memphis
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about yourself...how did you get here today?" Report Response

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

"Do you believe the attitude of the worker or the work itself is what makes the work enjoyable? (paraphrased)" Report Response

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

"What are your career plans and goals after you become an optometrist? Why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your research experience...is this something you want to continue?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What role do you think that insurance plays in a private practice today? What is your experience/knowledge of general insurance policies?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practiced telling others why I was interested in optometry." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone's attitude was genuinely warm and welcoming." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The area surrounding the campus isn't the most attractive, but only a short drive to other more pleasant places to live such as Mud Island." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Fairly informal and relaxed, seemed more like a conversation than an interview." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn Medical Center

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/13/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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