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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?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 do you see being a problem for the field of optometry in five years?" Report Response

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

"How many hours did you take in undergrad and how will you be able to cope with the 20+ hours in optometry school?" Report Response

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

"How have you exemplified leadership skills?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What did the doctor taking over do that was good and what would you have done differently? (I worked at a practice where one OD retired and his partner took over)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the interview feedbacks on SDN and researched about the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness and attitudes of the admissions staff and faculty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"none." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That everything in Memphis closes when it snows!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Awesome people at the school and everyone in town is super helpful and friendly. Probably the friendliest city I've been in." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

GenXInn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/29/2010

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?

4 out of 10

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

8 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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