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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 your academic background." Report Response

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

"Have you done any service activities?" Report Response

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

"In your undergraduate program, is there any particular class you've taken that you will always remember? Why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do your hobbies and extracurricular activities relate to being a good optometrist?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are some potential problems that the profession will face in the next few years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, practiced answering questions with family, did a mock interview at the career center of my school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"modern facilities with an emphasis on clinical experiences, friendly staff and students" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"My interview went from late morning to early afternoon but there was no lunch, so eat a big breakfast!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was very impressed! Random students who I'd never met were genuinely friendly and seemed very honest about what they liked AND didn't like about studying optometry. I didn't feel like it was an infomercial or anything like that! ALSO, Holiday Inn Express, Medical Center is 2 blocks away from the school. It was SO nice not having to wait for a taxi when I was ready to go interview!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

MEM

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express , Medical Center

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2008

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?

9 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

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