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"None, they were great and very accomodating"
"For a new program they should do a better job selling their school to the people that interview"
"The period of time in which we all sat and waited for our next event (the Q&A session, in my case) felt very quiet and tense. I think it would have been nice to fit in an info session or introduction from a faculty or staff member. We waited for about 30 mins feeling very nervous and bored. We would have benefited from having the info packet at the beginning, rather than at the end of our interview day- I really didn't get why they did it this way."
"Admissions is very quick to respond, no major suggestions."
"More information about parking garages and deciding where would be the least expensive to park."
"None, they are very helpful."
"1) how will you contribute to make the field better?"
"Why pharmacy & tell me about yourself"
"We have a lot of applicants, why should we choose you?"
"Have you ever worked in a group where someone was not pulling their weight? What did you do about it?"
"Name a time you had to overcome an issue in a group project? I was a little thrown off by this one"
"Tell me about yourself?"
"Your opinion on teamwork"
"How do you keep yourself in touch with the pharmacy professsion? Basically, they're looking for networking and having mentors."
"How do you release stress?"
"What work/life experiences other than the ones stated in your personal statement helped you learn something about yourself?"
"Tell me about yourself, Why pharmacy, who do you prioritize?"
"If admitted, what do you plan to do with your PharmD degree?"
"Tell me about yourself; why Jefferson"
"What is your strength and weakness?"
"How do you prioritize?"
"Why pharmacy? Why Jefferson?"
"About my extracurricular activities"
"How do you deal with stress?"
"Tell me a little bit about yourself. Why did you choose Jefferson? Why did you choose pharmacy as a career?"
"What about Jefferson appeals to you?"
"Do you have any question about the school or the program?"
"Why Pharmacy? Why Jefferson? I see you're from Southern California, what makes you want to go all the way across the country to Jefferson University? "
"if a preceptor wanted you do dispense a medication that was toxic or bad for the patient"
"What are two qualities that working in a group teaches you?"
"What are some characteristics of a good pharmacist?"
"Name two qualities of group works"
"What would you do if a patient came into pick up their prescription but could not read the pill bottle?"
"Name 2 qualities of a good group for a group project."
"What would you do if a patient was not able to read the prescription bottle you were providing them with? (i.e. illiterate)"
"What is a question you thought I would ask but didn't? Then answer that question."
"What role do you typically take in group settings? How do you motivate other group members?"
"The questions were straightforward and none were tricky or challenging."
"How do you form relationships with people"
"Who is you favorite professor and why?"
"What Questions do you have for me? This was an interesting question becuase it was the very first question the interviewer asked me. I sat down ready to be interviewed, and the first thing she said is what questions do I have. This should give you a feel for how laid back the faculty and admissions is. Really nice people."
"So tell me about yourself."
"If you were or currently are a mentor for someone, what would you want to teach them?"
"All questions were either about pharmacy or about me (personal stuff like what I did in specific situations)"
"Do you have any questions for us? (they were able to answer all the questions that I had, which helped a lot to ease my stress since I wasn't the only one talking)"
"I see that you're from _____, that's quite away from Philadelphia. How do you see yourself adjusting to the environment? How will you adjust to being away from your family? How challenging will the transition from being an undergraduate to a graduate student be? (Compounded question!)"
"Why did you score so low on verbal and reading comprehension on the PCAT? (Well.. I expected that it'll come up since it was open file so I was prepared for it!)"
"What was the thing you enjoyed most during your undergrad both academically and of your extra-curricular activities"
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