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  • Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Pharmacy School
  • Albany
Individual Feedback 1 16 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 16
Negatively 0
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.87 15

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
6.94 16

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
7.63 16

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 1
15 minutes 1
20 minutes 4
25 minutes 2
30 minutes 3
35 minutes 1
40 minutes 2
45 minutes 1
50 minutes 1
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 0

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 16
At a regional location 0
At another location 0

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 15
In a group 1

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 10
Closed file 5

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
2.00 16

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

"Why ACPHS?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Please introduce yourself and why pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us a time when you were a part of a group project, and you stepped up and showed leadership." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why albany college of pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Albany?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you decide you wanted to do Pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"My Hobbies?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"work experience" More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain a time when you showed leadership skills." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Tell us about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you like working in a group?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you witness a fellow student or colleague stealing, what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why this school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What got you interested in Pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Leadership/volunteer skills?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What leadership experiences have you had?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Any thing you want to clarify about your transcript?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Albany?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy and Why albany" More from this Member | Report Response

"your undergraduate campus" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What experiences do you have dealing with patients?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us an experience when you worked with a health care professional?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you be interested in retail setting pharmacy or clinical setting pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you hope to be/do after you get your degree?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How have you showed compassion?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What health related volunteer experiences have you had?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Last book you read and last movie you watched?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you see yourself doing after you get your PharmD?" More from this Member | Report Response

"leadership experience" More from this Member | Report Response

"undergraduate research" More from this Member | Report Response

"What about ACP made you apply here" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what would you do if you gave someone a different medication that was in the same class?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us a time when you helped manage a group?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How well do you think you know the curriculum of pharmacy school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you knew a classmate was cheating what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If I had a time capsule, what will I put in it and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing off the wall, just the usual questions. " More from this Member | Report Response

"why you choose pharmacy instead of pharmacology" More from this Member | Report Response

"i forgot." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked about a time when I showed caring be it through volunteer work or something else and what it was that I did to help someone." More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what would you do if you gave someone a different medication that was in the same class?" More from this Member | Report Response

"The questions are pretty straightforward. I wasn't asked any questions out of the blues, but was asked an ethical question on how to deal with a pharmacist who came in drunk." More from this Member | Report Response

"In what field of pharmacy would you like to work in?" More from this Member | Report Response

"They weren't any hard questions. If you practice you'll be just fine." More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain how you assuage a conflict." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing, they were all fairly basic get to know you questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"What if you get a job as a pharmacist after you graduate and you hate it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"role of pharmcist in the future" More from this Member | Report Response

"herbal medicine? i have no clue." More from this Member | Report Response

"None were really difficult- this was the first interview ACP did so they were very laid back-more dialog than anything" More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, practice question online" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN interview feedback, mock interviews. This was my first interview and i prepared hard for it, i printed out my questions and answers and read it over and over. I did alot of research on the school's website and became more conversant with the pharmacy program." More from this Member | Report Response

"SND and practicing a lot" More from this Member | Report Response

"I copied some of the interview questions posted here on to MS word, typed in answers for them, and practiced them a few times. You don't have to memorize what to say exactly, just the individual points you want to make." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN and mock interviews" More from this Member | Report Response

"From this website." More from this Member | Report Response

"Mock interviews, read SDN, looked up sample, common interview questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Practiced with my brother and pharmacists at work." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, school website" More from this Member | Report Response

"i went over my application, that's it." More from this Member | Report Response

"Browsed other interview feedbacks, websites." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"technology of the school" More from this Member | Report Response

"The dean was really nice and had a great personality. The faculty members were professional and nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"Very very impressed with the labs and overall school" More from this Member | Report Response

"Everyone was really nice and open. The dean of the school met with us, and gave a 45 minute presentation on the school, and took questions afterwards. It looked like everyone (teachers, students, etc) knew each other's names." More from this Member | Report Response

"The Dean!! He such a nice man. The students also seemed like they worked well together and were very close to the faculty. At some schools they say they have open door policy but you can tell everyone is really uptight. Here, the students were so comfortable with the faculty and vise versa. After the interview, it became my #1 choice." More from this Member | Report Response

"The faculty and the new technology" More from this Member | Report Response

"This was the Colchester campus. The staff was very welcoming. The students seemed very happy. Everything was very new and state of the art." More from this Member | Report Response

"How friendly the Admissions Staff were. How passionate the faculty were." More from this Member | Report Response

"The facilities, the campus, the enthusiastic faculty and students" More from this Member | Report Response

"everyone was friendly and very helpful" More from this Member | Report Response

"faculty were friendly and positive." More from this Member | Report Response

"They are some of the nicest people. Everyone I met had a very positive attitude" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"long interview day - with tours & presentations" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing. It was an averal positive experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"The area around the school" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really, it was a very fun and relaxed experience (considering it was my first interview)." More from this Member | Report Response

"The drive to Vermont, it is in the middle of nowhere. Fly if you have an option." More from this Member | Report Response

"lack of easy transportation from apartment complex to town." More from this Member | Report Response

"The location is remote. If you came here, you would need a car." More from this Member | Report Response

"The snow!" More from this Member | Report Response

"tuition (expensive...)" More from this Member | Report Response

"it's the first time they conduct big interview, so not too organized but not bad for the first timer." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing" More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would have to wait my turn to be interview, like I said before this was my first interview and I was pretty nervous." More from this Member | Report Response

"I wish I can see what the dorms looked like" More from this Member | Report Response

"That it was going to be as chill as it was." More from this Member | Report Response

"That the faculty were as great as they turned out to be." More from this Member | Report Response

"who was interviewing me so I could prepare." More from this Member | Report Response

"The hotel near the school will pick you up from almost anywhere." More from this Member | Report Response

"To bring a coat while doing the campus tour, it was extremely windy that morning." More from this Member | Report Response

"it's 0+6 school." More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't be nervous, just prepare and you will do fine." More from this Member | Report Response

"Don't be nervous for the interview, it is basically like having a conversation. They are really relaxed and polite." More from this Member | Report Response

"Everything seemed positive." More from this Member | Report Response

"There is one interview with 2 faculty at the same time." More from this Member | Report Response

"Lipscomb is a beautiful campus, and the faculty and staff are super passionate and super friendly. They want you there." More from this Member | Report Response

"The two faculty interviewing me were incredibly nice and enthusiastic and made you feel comfortable. I enjoyed the campus and the facilities and everyone was very helpful. Definately a top choice school. " More from this Member | Report Response

"everyone was nice and helpful. Some people did not show up due to bad weather. We toured three buildings." More from this Member | Report Response

"it was friendly dialog talking with 2 teachers randomly matched. as always my brain went blank during individual interview. also a writing session, which is analyzing a graph, like a scientific writing. i got rejected anyway. I felt good after the interview but ..." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 7
Faculty member 2
Admissions staff 6
Other 0

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 12
Neutral 3
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
8.38 16

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 4
Out of state 12

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 1
2-3 hours 7
4-6 hours 3
7+ hours 5

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 5
Automobile 9
Train or subway 1
Other 0

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

Response # Responders
< $100 4
$101-$200 4
$201-$300 2
$301-$400 0
$401-$500 2
$501+ 3

What airport did you use?

Burlington Airport

Albany Airport

Burlington International Airport

na

Sacramento

ALB

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 2
Hotel 8
Home 1
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Baymont Inn

Extended Stay America

Hampton Inn

Hampton Inn at Burlington

Motel 6

na

Quality Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

Baymont Inn

Extended Stay America

Hampton Inn

Hampton Inn at Burlington

Motel 6

na

Quality Inn

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.50 16

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
6.38 16

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
6.73 15

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
8.08 12

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
9.25 12

0 = low, 10 = high

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

Response Avg # Responders
8.00 11

0 = low, 10 = high

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