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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?

7 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)?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"What was my favorite humanities course, and how will that class help me as an optometrist?" Report Response

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

"What is your avg course load? your max course load? how will you handle 23 credit hours during your first semester at SCO?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could change any part of your undergraduate career, what would it be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What problems do you think optometrists will face in the future?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, interview workshop on campus, talking to others who have had interviews at professional schools." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The southern hospitality of everyone at the school. The clinic is pretty nice too." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the city that SCO is in. Memphis in general did not impress me. The city is a historic one; the roads are bad and buildings are old. There are some nice parts here and there but I didn't feel comfortable during my time spent outside of the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that the area around the school isn't very nice looking." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express - @ Medical Center - only 2 blocks from the school!

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2010

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

5 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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