College of Optometry

Interviews

 

Applying to the College

Getting Started

Optometry Admissions Test (OAT)
Letters of Recommendation
Official Transcripts
Pre-requisites
Application
Interviews
International Students

 

 

WHEN DOES THE INTERVIEW PROCESS BEGIN? 
The interview process begins as early as September.

HOW OFTEN DOES THE COLLEGE INTERVIEW APPLICANTS? 
The college interviews one to four applicants per day, usually one or two days a week. The college does not conduct interviews on weekends or on holidays.

WHEN AND HOW WILL I FIND OUT IF I WILL BE INVITED FOR AN INTERVIEW? 
Applications are reviewed on a daily basis; those applicants selected for an interview will be sent an invitation via e-mail. We use the email address provided on your OptomCAS application.  Please check your spam mail as sometimes invitations may be sent to spam.

WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE ON AN INTERVIEW DAY?

9:30-9:45 a.m. Arrive at College of Optometry
9:45-10:00 a.m. Review of pre-requisites with Academic Advisor
10:15-11:45 a.m. Welcome and general information*
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.  Group lunch
12:15-1:30 p.m. Tour with Student Ambassadors 
1:30 p.m. Interview with Admissions Committee members


*We encourage you to bring your questions about financial aid, our academic program, externships, housing, and any other information to this session. We want you to have all your questions answered during your time with us.