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"None. I actually loved their admission's office. Very efficient with email reply time and very friendly both in person and on the phone"
"Tour was too short and interview wait time was too long."
"Less waiting around."
"Turnaround time is way above average than other pharmacy schools."
"Let us know how long we have to complete the writing exercise because I rushed to get it done, but we actually had all day to complete it"
"Less down time. I was sitting and waiting for the majority of my time there."
"I wish we had more P1's and P2's in the common room. There was only one student answering everyone's question."
"Nothing. They did a great job."
"Smile and try to make the students laugh?"
"Would be nice to have a small portion of interview be the individual applicant rather than the whole"
"Keep up the good work! :)"
"I wish i had know that the interviewers would have access to my resume. If I had known this I would"
"Keep up the good work."
"Make the tour shorter"
"How do you feel about the impact of pharmacists in relation to patient care?"
"What do you like about working in a a group?"
"Introduce yourself. Why did you choose pharmacy?"
"Tell me about yourself, why do you want to go to MWU?"
"What is one challenge a pharmacist has today?"
"What are the qualities of a pharmacist? How do you portray those qualities?"
"What are the qualities of a pharmacist ? How do you portray those qualities?"
"Name a time you went above and beyond"
"Introduce yourself. Why pharmacy?"
"Tell me a little about yourself"
"Everything's on SDN."
"When was a time you were a mentor to somebody?"
"introduce yourself and explain why you choose pharmacy"
"After the interviewers introduced themselves, they asked us to introduce ourselves. (interviewed with 2 other applicants)"
"What was a time when a monkey wrench was thrown at you and how did you handle it?"
"Please introduce yourself and why pharmacy?"
"What challanges face Pharmacy?"
"Explain a time that you were a leader."
"Tell me about yourself? Why Pharmacy?"
"What qualities should a pharmacist have and how will you use them in your practice?"
"Explain a situation where there was miscommunication and how you solved it."
"Tell us a time when you demonstrated professionalism."
"Why do you want to be a pharmacist?"
"Why Midwestern? Tell me about a time when you were professional? "
"Tell me about yourself/introduce yourself (it was pretty laid-back; we all said our names, where we're from, what college we graduated from & when, and our degrees)."
"*Q1- please introduce yourself
*Q2- Why pharmacy?
*Q3- what has been your most surprising health care experience
*Q4- explain a time when you exhibited professionalism
*Q5- group projects are important here at MWU, what do you see as the positives and negatives of group work. More importantly, were there any times when you had a problem while working in a group? If so, what did you do?
"How were you a role model of someone else?"
"Why Pharmacy? This was a typical question and every interviewee should be prepared to answer this one in a unique manner."
"Everyone in the group was asked the same question.
"What traits do I think are necessary to be a successful pharmacist. Which traits do I have with examples?"
"Tell me about yourself and why pharmacy?"
"What is a time when you have dealt with a sudden change?"
"They introduced themselves and then you were asked to introduce yourself? They set the format which was nice"
"What is the biggest problem in pharmacy today?"
"Tell me a time when you were in a difficult situation and how you solved it."
"Why Pharmacy? What are your hobbies and why did you choose them? Tell me about a sudden change and how did you handle it. Tell me one quality that is essential for a pharmacist and how you exemplified it. "
"Introduce yourself and why pharmacy"
"Introduce yourself. Why pharmacy? What are some of your hobbies? How do you cope with stress? How do you think you will handle the stresses you may encounter in pharmacy school?"
"Tell us about a time you had to discuss something in a tactful manner?"
"What is the biggest problem in pharmacy?"
"Why did you pick pharmacy/MWU-CPG?"
"Give an example of when you disagreed with your supervisor/ boss and how did you handle the situation?"
"Why pharmacy? What motivates you?"
"Why Midwestern? Why pharmacy? "
"What is the biggest challenge facing pharmacists?"
"What is a problem in the health care industry and how would you fix it?"
"Tell us about yourself."
"Describe a time you acted professionally."
"What is a specific challenge the pharmacist faced where you work?"
"Tell us about yourself"
"Why you over everyone else?"
"Describe a time when you had to work in a team, and how did it go?"
"Introduce yourself? Why pharmacy, why not MD etc?"
"Tell us about yourself and how you became interested in pharmacy"
"Did you apply to other schools, how would you choose if you got in to more than one.
"so, tell us about yourself."
"why this school"
"Why pharmacy? Why Midwestern? What would you do if you didn't get accepted to Midwestern?"
"Tell me about yourself, why pharmacy"
"Explain a situation that you had to work in a team to accomplish a goal."
"What role do you play in a team?"
"Why did you choose pharmacy?"
"Where do you see yourself in 3 years?"
"What do you envision yourself doing in 5 years?"
"Tell us about a conflict that you've had with someone of authority."
"The usual, "tell us about yourself"."
"Tell me about yourself!"
"Tell about yourself."
"tell me about yourself."
"Tell me about yourself"
"Why pharmacy as oppose to other health care professions?"
"Have you ever had a conflict/moral dilemma with your teacher or boss? How did you resolve this conflict?"
"Why do you want to attend Midwestern?"
"What will you do if you are not admitted?"
"How has (activity) helped prepare you for (trait you described for a pharmacist)"
"What are your hobbies outside of work."
"When did you decide to become a pharmacist?"
"What do you like and dislike about team based learning"
"Name (and explain) a time that you went above and beyond what was expected of you."
"Name a time when you went above and beyond what was expected of you."
"What would you change about pharmacy?"
"Name a time you took initiative"
"Name all of your hobbies"
"Describe a time you went above and beyond your call of duty."
"How do you cope with stress?"
"What are you're expectations for you're first year at Midwestern if you get accepted?"
"Explain a time that a health care experience impacted you."
"name a book or movie and explain how it influenced your life"
"What is your role in a team?"
"On a scale of 1-10, how much do you procrastinate?"
"The essay topic we had to write on."
"What would you do if a member of your group wasn't doing any work"
"Describe a time where you went above and beyond your call of duty."
"Who is your role model and what about them that inspires you?"
"They were all fairly generic"
"They asked someone else in the group who her role-model was and why?"
"Someone tells you that researchers have already found a cure for cancer, but are keeping it from the world so they can keep their jobs. How would you respond?"
"What is an important healthcare issue problem today, and what would you do to fix it?"
"Last 2 vaccinations on a deserted island, who would you give them to? There are 7 people, including: a pregnant mother, the contagious source. Okay, now w/o the pregnant mother"
"Explain a time when you had to exhibit professionalism."
"What characteristic do you hold that will enhance yourself as a pharmacist?"
"Describe your chemistry background. This was weird because they have my courses on file. I transitioned my chemistry background and laboratory classes discussion to my independent research I did in Biology. The interviewer that did research for the university seemed intrigued."
"Biggest problem in healthcare/pharmacy?"
"There was nothing really interesting."
"Why Pharmacy? (none of the questions were interesting from a "that's unexpected" standpoint)"
"The second one, but the questions seemed to deal with how you answered the other questions?"
"Why did you choose pharmacy as a career path."
"If you were the king/queen of pharmacy, what is one thing that you would change and why?"
"What is one thing you want us to remember you by?"
"Give an example of a time when you displayed professionalism."
"tell us about a sudden change that occured in your life, and how did you deal with it?"
"Based on work experience, describe a time you had to handle a disgruntled customer or coworker."
"Describe a challenge facing the pharmacy profession and how you would deal with it."
"Nothing surprising... they were all standard questions."
"Fill in the blank and explain why-- ''information is _________''"
"Explain a time where you motivated a group."
"The customary ''writing assessment'' was disguised as a ''survey'' that we were asked to complete while waiting for our interview appointment. Three questions (only 2 of which I remembered), on one side of paper:
1. What can we do to make this interview more enjoying/informative/effective?
2. Has your overall impression of MWU been altered, why/why not?
"What three adjectives would you use to describe yourself?"
"What is one of the problems faced by pharmacy, and how would you plan to address that problem."
"What is a current issue in pharmacy and what do you suggest should be done about it? (something like that)"
"You are from CA, there are many pharmacy school there. Why Midwestern in AZ?"
"Who is someone that has looked up to you and how have you influenced them?"
""What would you do if you suspected a coworker came to work intoxicated?""
"I can't remember. Nothing really stands out. Pretty standard questions."
"If we were to remember you by one charactaristic/trait that you have, what would it be. (last question)"
"Where do you see yourself in 5 years?"
"If you were offered $115,000 for a job here, and $125,000 for a job for which you had to move, which would you choose and why?"
"Why are you interested in this pharmacy program when there are other programs available in your home state?"
"I didn't get any random questions...but be prepared to answer something "off-the-wall" -- and if you can't answer it, try to be yourself."
"If your group member refused to do work, what would you do?"
"If your significant other was sitting here, what would they say about you?"
"challenges pharmacists face"
"Do you read? What was the last book you read."
"what is one challenge that pharmacists face today, and what could you do about it?"
"what you plan to do in 5 years... if youhad a chioce between ur top schools, how you u decide. "
"Describe an ethical situation in which you have took part in, and tell us how you handled it."
"Very basic questions."
"If we were to ask your friend or girlfriend what they thought about you, what would the say?"
"What problem is Pharmacy faced with now?"
"what do u expect to be the roles of a pharmacist in 5 years"
"How do you handle change?"
"In what direction do you see the pharmacy profession heading?"
"Is there anything that you don't like about Midwestern's pharmacy program?"
"If you were accepted to your top 2 schools how would you make your decision, walk us through your decision making process."
"If we asked your best friend from high school what 3 words best described you, what would those 3 words be and why?"
"what scares you the most right now??"
"Tell us about yourself. "
"Explain a moral conflict you had with your boss or teacher or with a patient at your work and how you went about solving it.."
"Do you understand what summers are like in Arizona?"
"tell me something about yourself that we could remeber from lot of applicants that they had interviewed so far and ?why should we accept you?"
"Talk about the recent news regarding the pharmacy industry and what do you think about it?"
"did you have any professors in the past who discouraged you to pursue in the field of pharmacy?"
"Explain a recent group activity and how you went about dealing with difficult individuals"
"What do you see as the biggest personal challenge to becoming a pharmacist?"
"After I gave my reasons for choosing Pharmacy, I got challenged with "That applies to any medical profession, why Pharmacy over others?""
"What made you choose pharmacy apart from all the other professions in healthcare (i.e. nursing, md, etc)?"
"What would my friends say are my best qualities?"
"What qualities do you admire most about your best friend?"
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