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  • Indiana University School of Optometry
  • Optometry School
  • Bloomington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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?

Open file

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

"Compare your experiences with the optometrists you've shadowed. What would you say are some good or bad issues in the world of optometry right now?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"Why optometry? Why IU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you balance having a girlfriend, being at a new school, and graduate school in general?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There wasn't any questions that were really difficult. They were all rather straightforward." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at StudentDoctor Network, asked myself the questions I found to be common on the interview feedback, and looked up issues affecting the world of optometry." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The town of Bloomington is absolutely beautiful and reminds me a lot of my undergrad school's town. The faculty, staff, and students that we had the chance to interact with were all incredibly nice and excited to have us there that day. Also, the BRAND NEW clinic is scheduled to open up across the street in December." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The School of Optometry is just a big concrete building. Not really any special architecture or anything. Just concrete." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview consisted of two parts: one part where you are interviewed by an Admissions Staff member, then a second part where you are interviewed by two faculty members." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I loved the school in general, and I feel it has much to offer to me as a student and a resident of Bloomington. If you are interested in a top notch education at a top notch research-based institution, IU is definitely for you. I will more than likely end up there if accepted (should find out hopefully in the next few weeks)." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2008

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?

10 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?

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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The admissions office personnel were all very polite and extremely helpful. Joe and Patty are top n" Report Response

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