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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?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about your volunteer activities (open file intrerview)" Report Response

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

"How do you think you will adjust to grad school? (open-file interview)" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself (closed-file interview)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"To comment on current issues in Canadian healthcare relating to optometry (I am a Canadian applicant)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Did you shadow an opthamologist? (I didn't)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendliness of everyone (students, interviewers, locals)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They hadn't started construction on the new clinic yet even tho they were supposed to have already started.." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"2 interviews - one open-file where you begin by ensuring file is complete and several easy questions, one closed-file with 2 interviewers that is more intense The interviewers just want to have a conversation with you, not looking to grill you or make you nervous, BE YOURSELF" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was FUN - great opportunity to meet other students, get a feel for the school" 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?

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?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/16/2007

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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