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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

2

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 motivated you to persevere through obstacles?" Report Response

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

"Why would you be a good optometrist?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your shadowing and interning experiences." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you handle situations in which patients/people of the community do not follow your recommendations? (in relation to vision correction or lifestyle changes)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you perceive the relationship between Optometrists and Ophthalmologists to be?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Questions from SDN, mock interview at my university, practicing question/answer during my drive to Memphis =)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff is beyond AMAZING! I arrived with no voice the morning of my interview, and every staff member and optometrist offered to get me hot tea with honey, bring peppermints, and hot cocoa. They definitely were reassuring during the interview to let the interviewee know he or she was doing a good job. The clinic was great as well. Very busy and I know I will see a lot when my turn comes." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It's not in the best area of Memphis, but I was never scared driving around or getting in and out of my car. I just know I wouldn't walk alone at night on the streets, but that is a common precaution in any city." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I knew more about the field than I thought. I was well-prepared by doing a mock interview and doing question/answer strategies." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I loved everything about my interview, even losing my voice because I felt it really showed the hospitality and sincerity of everyone at SCO. I am enrolled in the Class of 2015! If anyone has other questions, feel free to PM me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/17/2010

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?

5 out of 10

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

7 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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