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"Nothing, everything was great"
"Admissions staff were very friendly and helpful"
"none,they were all very nice and helpful."
"I was exactly the last one interviewed and it seemed like I waited forever. hope they can improve th"
"What pharmacy experience do you have?"
"how do you handle stress"
"how do you see the future of pharmacy"
"Discuss the pros and cons of working in a pharmacy"
"Tell me about yourself."
"What contact I had with current pharmacists"
"What can you say about the future of pharmacy?"
"All the questions on this interview feedback."
"Why pharmacy, why osu and tell me a little bit about yourself"
"Why pharmacy and not optometry?"
"How do you cope with stress?"
"Describe what you did in your internship."
"Why did you choose pharmacy?"
"What area of pharmacy do you see yourself in"
"how do you deal with stress? what is the most stressful situation you've had academically? "
"Can you explain any bad grades on your transcript?"
"Since I am currently pursuing Ph.D degree in pharmacology, they ask me why I still want to go to Pharmacy school after I had a Ph.D degree. "
"Why OSU? Why did you wait two years to apply for pharmacy school after graduating?"
"How do you manage your time with your involvement in all your activities?"
"How do you handle stress?"
"Why pharmacy? Why OSU?"
"Why pharmacy, why OSU?"
"Tell us about yourself? You have an interesting job, tell me about it and why do you want to change careers?
"How do you handle being so involved and doing well in school?"
"What led you to a career in pharmacy?"
"Tell me about yourself and why you want to be a pharmacist"
"Why did I decide to switch to Pharmacy after prepping for Veterinary School and why OSU?"
"Why pharmacy? Why OSU? How do you handle stressful situations? Did you have any interaction with a pharmacist(I think this question came up because I had no info about working in a pharmacy. So I told them that I job shadowed a pharmacist.)? "
"When I first came in the room they were very relaxed. Asked about my job, school, Florida (where I used to live). Just very general questions, just to get to know me. After that, there were really only 3 questions that comprised the interview. Then, I asked quite a few questions (they like to know that you're interested enough to ask questions...have some prepared)."
"Why do you want to be a pharmacist?"
"Tell me about a time when you had something to accomplish, but other priorities came in the way. How did you handle this?"
"Tell us about your undergraduate institution (the interviewers were not familar with my university)"
"What was your hometown like?"
"What led you to a career in pharmacy? Why specifically OSU?"
"Describe your past experiences and how they led up to you choosing pharmacy?"
"What brings you here today? I'd have a good 5-10 min. answer for this one. And don't over-emphasize retail, be open to other areas."
"How do you balance work and school?"
"How do you manage time and balance being so busy?"
"It was more like a natural interview and at times I felt like I needed to find things to talk about because I was paranoid how easy it was."
"What do you want in the next 30 minutes"
"What was a situation where you had to deal with a difficult customer?"
"about time management"
"They asked me of my opinion about more clinical pharmacy."
"What potential problems in pharmacy do you see in the future"
"What is your most prized accomplishment?"
"Tell us about a time when you were working in a group and the person wasn't as motivated as you."
"No questions were interesting."
"You took the PCAT several times, and you did improve, how did you prepare to improve your score?"
"How do you see the profession of pharmacy evolving over the next twenty years?"
"I was asked about my job as a figure skating professional."
"What would you do if you were working in a group with a person less motivated than yourself?"
"We talked about my undergraduate research"
"What do you do for fun? "
"What do you like to do for fun? I thought this was interesting because it showed they were not only interested in academics but the importance of enjoying your pharmacy school experience"
"How do you handle it when you have to work with someone who is not as motivated to do well as you are? "
"What was your greatest achievement?"
"You seem like you are a very motivated individual with high standards for yourself. How would you handle working with someone who has set a lower standard or does not meet your expectation?"
"Tell us why you choose your major."
"What was the downside that you observed from your pharmacy-related experience?"
"They asked a question specific to volunteer work that I do at a center for victims of domestic violence and sexual assualt. The question was something to the effect of, "Your work at MPC - it surprises me that a suburban/main stream girl like yourself was able to function in such a difficult situation. How did you prepare yourself for this and how did you react in the situation?""
"What is the most difficult thing you've had to face, and how did you deal with it?"
"Do you feel you are culturally diverse?"
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