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Question 1 of 45
What is your greatest strength?
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Question 2 of 45
Why optometry vs. another health field?
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Optometry is what I want to be and its good because I wear glasses as well and I would love to learn more about eye vision and so on.
Question 3 of 45
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
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Working as an optometrist.
Question 4 of 45
Tell me about yourself.
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I am a 12 year old young girl who's about to be 13 years, that thinks an optometrist is a perfect job.
Question 5 of 45
What do you think optometry's scope will be in the next 15-20 years?
Question 6 of 45
Tell me about your schooling experience.
Question 7 of 45
How quickly do you make decisions? Give an example.
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Not very quickly I first want to get reasons to whats my decisions my Example is when I want to watch 2 different movies at the same time but I cant decide I pick the one I watched less because if I watched one of those movies 3 times and the other only 2 then im going to pick the one I watched less.
Question 8 of 45
Describe the most difficult scheduling problem you have faced.
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When I have after school and soccer practice and also have alot of homework.
Question 9 of 45
What impact did you have in your last job?
Question 10 of 45
What kind have goals have you set for yourself with this occupation?
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Never quiting school finish high school get into a college or university and getting into the best job ever optometry.
Question 11 of 45
What is the difference between a customer and a patient?
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A patient is for when their coming to like get checked or something and a customer is when there buying something from a store.
Question 12 of 45
How would you define great patient care?
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Are you efficient with your time?
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How do you handle stressful situations?
Question 15 of 45
Do you work well under pressure?
Question 16 of 45
Describe any volunteer experience you have had.
Question 17 of 45
How do you stay motivated?
Question 18 of 45
What makes you passionate about being a Optometrist?
Question 19 of 45
If you had to tell a patient bad news how would you go about it?
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I would first sit them down calmly so they can know somethings bad and tell them whats wrong and cry with them.
Question 20 of 45
How would your former employer describe you?
Question 21 of 45
What is an example of an ethical dilemma in optometry?
Question 22 of 45
What do you know about our company?
Question 23 of 45
If hired, how do you intend on making a difference with our company?
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Improving making the company better by caring for the patients.
Question 24 of 45
Do you manage your time well?
Question 25 of 45
Why should we hire you?
Question 26 of 45
Do you have previous experience as an Optometrist?
Question 27 of 45
In your opinion, how has optometry improved in the last 20 years?
Question 28 of 45
Would you describe yourself as an easygoing person?
Question 29 of 45
Are you able to communicate instructions clearly to a patient?
Question 30 of 45
Are you equipped to answer difficult questions from patients?
Question 31 of 45
What do you like best about being an Optometrist?
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What do you like least about being an Optometrist?
Question 33 of 45
Describe a situation when you were able to strengthen a relationship by communicating effectively. What made your communication effective?
Question 34 of 45
What's the most difficult decision you've made in the last two years and how did you come to that decision?
Question 35 of 45
Describe how you would handle a situation if you were required to finish multiple tasks by the end of the day, and there was no conceivable way that you could finish them.
Question 36 of 45
Give two examples of things you've done in previous jobs that demonstrate your willingness to work hard.
Question 37 of 45
What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
Question 38 of 45
Describe a time when you have had to make a difficult decision.
Question 39 of 45
What is the difference between a customer and a patient?
Question 40 of 45
What is an example of an ethical dilemma in optometry?
Question 41 of 45
What are some challenges you were faced with while in school as an undergraduate student?
Question 42 of 45
Why did you choose to pursue a career as an Optometrist?
Question 43 of 45
How are your decision-making skills?
Question 44 of 45
Why are you the best candidate for us?
Question 45 of 45
Why did you choose to apply with us?

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