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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?

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?

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)?

"What are some strengths and weakness you have?" Report Response

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

"How will you be able to handle the work load of optometry school?" Report Response

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

"Why SCO?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's your favorite movie?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing out of the ordinary. You might want to know about current legislation occurring in your state." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Thought about questions they could ask and formulated responses. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. SCO was my number 2 school coming in but really blew me away with their entire presentation. From the moment I walked into the door till I left I felt welcome and part of the SCO family. The Eye Clinic and facilities are all new and very impressive. I'm going to SCO if I get accepted, it's that simple. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was a little worried about the crime in Memphis but everyone I talked to assured me that around the school isn't bad and if you know your surroundings and don't make stupid decisions you'll be fine. Reassuring. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The 11 hour drive wasn't very fun but my experience made up for the drive. Just be yourself in the 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/17/2008

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?

7 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

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I felt very welcome when I came to the school. The admissions office blew me away." Report Response

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