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  • Palm Beach Atlantic University Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • West Palm Beach
Individual Feedback 2 39 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 28
Negatively 3
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.97 38

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.81 31

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
7.97 31

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 5
20 minutes 6
25 minutes 3
30 minutes 17
35 minutes 1
40 minutes 1
45 minutes 1
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 5

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 39
At a regional location 0
At another location 0

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 36
In a group 2

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 32
Closed file 5

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
2.03 39

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

"Why are you interest in pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a situation where you had to work in a group and somebody wasn't doing their portion." More from this Member | Report Response

"What does servant leadership mean to you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you consider to be your greatest achievement to date?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe your personality in three words" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself that isn't already on your file." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about PBA being a religious institution?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you work in groups?...Then how do you work as an individual?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Most of the questions were pretty general. Why PBA? Why pharmacy? Tell us about yourself? " More from this Member | Report Response

"what was your favorite class?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why do you want to be a pharmacist" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is pKa? When pKa gets larger, will the acid become more acidic or basic?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Palm Beach Atlantic University/ Why Pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us something unique you can bring to the school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the most important thing you learned in the pharmacy you volunteered? " More from this Member | Report Response

"How would your best friend desrcibe you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have any questions about the school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why pba?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about you and your family." More from this Member | Report Response

"why pba" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you choose PBA? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why should we pick you? whats your selling point?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you work well as a team? What role do you normally assume (leader or follower) in a group setting?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you define integrity?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Strengths and Weaknesses" More from this Member | Report Response

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

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

"Why should I pick you instead of the other applicants? What sets you apart?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What challenge have you overcome and how has that changed you as a person? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your strengths/weaknesses?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What particular sector of pharmacy interests you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a situation where you had to deal with an upset customer or patient." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about prayer and scripture reading in classes?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you had the means to do ANY job in the world what would it be and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some of your downfalls and what would you do to change them?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is servant leadership." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you choose pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy and not medical?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why pharmacy" More from this Member | Report Response

"What field do you want to go into?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would a friend describe you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What does it mean to be a servant-leader? I would highly recommend becoming familiar with the mission statements of all the schools you are interested in because not only is it important to know, but some schools (like PBA) take them very seriously and you need to know what they are all about." More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about this extracurricular actvitiy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the full name of DNA?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Are you a leader or a follower?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Do you like big or small classes? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why have you chosen pharmacy as a career? and Why PBA?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Something about Christianity being co-operated in the curriculum." More from this Member | Report Response

"how do you feel about religion being incorporated into pharmacy" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"what are you study habits/time management" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your proudest academic accomplishment?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what do you do in free time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What has been your most challenging class so far? The easiest? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What talents would you bring to this program?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Hobbies, Tell me about yourself, Why Pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What is your favorite subject? Least favorite?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you want to do with pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name 5 of your characteristics." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"I see a particular sections on your PCAT was low, can you tell me why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself (really sell yourself tell them everything you think they may ask you!!!!)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What made you want to pursue a career in pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Asked specific questions about my essay on the supplemental." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your biggest weakness and how have you worked to combat it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do in your free time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"would you like to go on mission trips to other countries or extra curricular activities in palm beach" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why PBA? Tell me about your volunteer experience? Why not another field (dental, physician, vet, etc.)? Comfortable with prayer? What do you think of power (walgreens)? How do you manage your time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about professors reading the Bible/praying in class?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about PBA being a Christian school and studying in a prayerful environment? Remember: PBA is a Christian school, and they are SO nice and not judgemental at all. (They didn't know if I was Christian until I told them)." More from this Member | Report Response

"how would you describe yourself to someone?" More from this Member | Report Response

"whats you favorite book. and why. She asked about the book because I had mentioned that I like to read." More from this Member | Report Response

"For a straight line with the equation y = ax + b, if the slope of the line is 1, what is the acute angle between the line and the x-axis?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your family's religious background/Are you comfortable with a Christian setting? (Be sure you have an answer to "What does being a servant leader mean and how it relates to your career goals")" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What was your favorite school subject and least favorite? " More from this Member | Report Response

"How do u think you will handle the extra time commitments of required church services and bible studies? " More from this Member | Report Response

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

"why not california schools? (im from cali)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why PBA? Other questions: How do you feel about our required chapel time and bible study? Is PBA my first choice?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what are your strengths and weaknesses" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your most challenging class and why? Easiest and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why pharmacy? long-term goals?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Asked twice about community service and involvement (also see above re: "servant-leader"...this came up twice, as well). " More from this Member | Report Response

"How would your best friend describe you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"***To you, what does it mean to be a servant-leader?*** Make sure you have a solid responce for that one. Check out their mission statement and know it inside and out as they seem to ask many questions that go back to it." More from this Member | Report Response

"why did you have a low reading score on the PCAT? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you like to do for fun? (This question seemed to be intended to see if you have a life outside of school and work.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you learn from working in a pharmacy or job shadowing a pharmacist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about the mandatory chapel/bible study requirement?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do to handle stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you be interested in veterinary medicine (because I mentioned how I have a lot of different pets)" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you manage your time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If I was to attend palm beach, how would I feel of leaving my family (I'm from tx)" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could be any pill, what pill would you be and why? (my mind blanked for about 10 seconds lol)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your favorite/least favorite class?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would your best friend describe you? Interesting... but more difficult than you might expect! All I could think of was how different all of my close friends are!" More from this Member | Report Response

"None" More from this Member | Report Response

"PBA integrates religious studies into the pharmacy education. How do you think you can fit that into busy lifestyle?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What criteria did you use to pick which pharmacy schools to apply?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the definition of a "boiling point" ? (I had a chemistry professor interviewer on this one)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Are you part of a Church?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about biblical studies and religion been included in the pharmacy program? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What I wanted to be when I was little?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your favorite subject at school? (and when I said chemistry) What makes an acid an acid? and distinguish ether and ester. (My faculty interviewer was a chemist)" More from this Member | Report Response

"how do you feel about bible study/ attending mass services?" More from this Member | Report Response

"They were all expected, nothing interesting." More from this Member | Report Response

"Who influenced you, if anyone, to go into the field of pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"am I ok with there STRONG religious influence?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What does it mean to be servant leader and how this relates to academic and professional goals. Write Essay an possible interview question" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your study habits." More from this Member | Report Response

"What does being a servant-leader mean to you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions pertaining to my faith. Not really at all surprising and for me, not difficult to answer. Some might have difficulty with this is if not prepared. Also, some of the interviewees mentioned that their interviewer asked them "If you could be a fruit what would you be and why"? Fortunately, I was not asked this one. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing quite interesting. All the questions were the usual...why pharmacy? why PBA? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me of a stessful situation and how you handled it" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a stressful situation at school/work and tell me how you went about dealing with this." More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could be any street sign, what would you be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a great challenge you have overcome?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you speak Japanese? " More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could be any type of fruit, which one would you be and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"THey asked so many questions so fast, I can't remember anyone in particular" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What does professionalism mean to you" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your strengths and weaknesses." More from this Member | Report Response

"In which field of pharmacy do you plan to work at in the future?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you be willing to do research and what would you like to specialize" More from this Member | Report Response

"You say you are a caring person who enjoys helping and being with people, why would you not want to be a physician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you choose pharmacy over other health professions?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you feel about moving even farther away from your family? Only because I mentioned that I am close with my family and I currently live only 3 hours from them opposed to the 5 hours if I went to PBA." More from this Member | Report Response

"Which class did you like least? Why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why should the admissions committee choose you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"I don't usually ask many questions. Come on, just tell me everything you think I need to know about you." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is something unique about you that you can bring to the school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"See above" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you weren't becoming a pharmacist what would you be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Are you planning to stay here in Florida after graduation? (I'm from Georgia) and why and why not?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why PBA? (im from california)" More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked how my motivator actually motivates me." More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a stressful situation and how you handled it." More from this Member | Report Response

"What does servant-leadership mean to you and how does it relate to your life goals?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"All questions were as expected, why pharmacy, why pick you, how do you work in group environment, why PBA, describe yourself etc. Some one was asked to give major components of viagra." More from this Member | Report Response

"What does being a "servant-leader" mean to you? Not necessarily "hard" to answer, but difficult in the sense that the question is so broad/general. " More from this Member | Report Response

"None were difficult." More from this Member | Report Response

"All of my questions were easy for me to answer. I was well prepared and I interview well." More from this Member | Report Response

"No difficult questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some of your weaknesses?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your least favorite subject? (I couldn't think of one off the top of my head, so I said English..lol, then I gave a dumb reason, which I wish I could've taken back!) " More from this Member | Report Response

"What have you accomplished that you were most proud of?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name 5 of your characteristics." More from this Member | Report Response

"(in reference to my answer about what my weakness was...) That's not really a weakness. Tell me about your *real* weakness." More from this Member | Report Response

"I have already interviewed many other students before you. If I had to pick between you and any of them, why would I pick you?" More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through the potential questions on here" More from this Member | Report Response

"Looked at SDN questions, although over half of them they did NOT ask me." More from this Member | Report Response

"read studentdoctornet.com reviews and researched the school on their website. I also spoke with a friend who was interviewed and accepted." More from this Member | Report Response

"I didn't." More from this Member | Report Response

"I actually did not prepare or rehearse. I just went in and answered their questions truthfully and just knew what I wanted to convey to them." More from this Member | Report Response

"read SDN feedback, reviewed some basic math and chemistry for the assessment. Know basic the organic chemistry stuctures (ester, ether, carboxyl etc.), dilution and very basic pharmacy calculations." More from this Member | Report Response

"Mock interview at school, looked at SDN information." More from this Member | Report Response

"SND and also practicing couple times" More from this Member | Report Response

"sdn (took questions and tried to answer them myself), mock interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, read the mission statement, talked to pharmacists." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, researching the school" More from this Member | Report Response

"I didn't really prepare because I found out 2-3 days in advanced, but honestly you don't really need to prepare. I was just honest and tried not to be nervous." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN interview feedback, write down my own answers, practice with bf" More from this Member | Report Response

"Just had come from another interview... reading these forums, practicing with my bf" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN. the other student that gave feedback on this website tell you exactly what to expect." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read SDN." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, practice interviews with friends" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read questions and practiced with my sister. Like a mock interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"I read alot of questions in SDN. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Read Forums, thought about answers to various questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read feedbacks on SDN, get to know the school better by browsing its website. I prepared a lot of questions to ask at the interview, even though some of them I already knew the answers. It is a good idea to jot down some notes while the dean's talking." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read SDN, practiced answers with my husband." More from this Member | Report Response

"this site. I had my roommate go through the questions with me." More from this Member | Report Response

"This website" More from this Member | Report Response

"didn't" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read SDN, read mission statement, got my goals specific and reasons well thought out. Mock interview with peers. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Researched the school and read over feedback from this site. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Read this webpage, spoke to other pharmacy students, prepared answers to anticipated questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"By trying to think of every possible question and speaking with the pharmacists that I know." More from this Member | Report Response

"I didn't really...looked over some sample questions on this website." More from this Member | Report Response

"Practiced mock interviews with family members, SDN feedback forum." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read up on the school through the school's website, made use of some tips from students who were interviewed, SDN." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read SDN, read up on schools website." More from this Member | Report Response

"Looked up SDN interview questions, did mock interviews at school, read up on current drug topics" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, practice my answers" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read sample interview questions and thought of possible answers." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How quickly a decision will be made" More from this Member | Report Response

"The admissions office and how relaxed the day was." More from this Member | Report Response

"Everybody was very friendly. They really dont want you to be nervous" More from this Member | Report Response

"Christian environment, small class size, close knit community." More from this Member | Report Response

"The way everyone was willing to help and answer questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"The staff and students were very nice and helpful, the Dean's presentation was very informative." More from this Member | Report Response

"How friendly everybody was, the administrators' willingness to help in any way possible." More from this Member | Report Response

"The overall school, location, faculties, and the way they care so much about their students." More from this Member | Report Response

"the school is great, its small, and in a nice location, students are friendly" More from this Member | Report Response

"Beautiful school, wonderful and nice faculty (especially the dean), small, close to each other, and mission trips. The students were also all very nice and answered all of our questions honestly, great part of the interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"caring faculty, welcoming environment" More from this Member | Report Response

"The faculty and students are SO nice. You really feel like they want you to be there, not like you are bothering them or wasting their time. " More from this Member | Report Response

"location, both interviewers were extremely welcoming, i love that they focus on building character " More from this Member | Report Response

"The location is absolutely amazing... the technology is awesome at PBAU, Everyone was very nice" More from this Member | Report Response

"Facility and the dean and staff were very friendly" More from this Member | Report Response

"All nice people out there." More from this Member | Report Response

"Clinical experience in the second semester of your first year. Plus, everyone there is so nice, even the interviewers." More from this Member | Report Response

"The location is amazing, and the campus is really nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"The faculty and students were very nice. The facilities in the university were brand new, the pharm building has a great security, and its open 24 hours. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Everyone was very nice and the building was nice and new" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nice facillities (maybe because the building is new), great location to spend four years studying." More from this Member | Report Response

"nice quiet school with low student to professor ratio" More from this Member | Report Response

"Small class sizes, student-teacher relationships." More from this Member | Report Response

"the facilities, everyone (faculty, staff, students) was very friendly and welcoming, no TA's - all classes are prof taught" More from this Member | Report Response

"The students and staff were very nice and tried to make the interviewees as comfortable as possible." More from this Member | Report Response

"Pharmacy building well equiped, Access to building 24/day, 7days/week" More from this Member | Report Response

"very interesting faculty and staff. They really had passion for pharmacy." More from this Member | Report Response

"The pharmacy school building, while somewhat small, is new and equipped with all kinds of technological "bells and whistles"." More from this Member | Report Response

"The school is small, and all instruction is done live and on-campus." More from this Member | Report Response

"The atmosphere and the attitudes of the people. Plus, West Palm Beach, FL is an awesome city." More from this Member | Report Response

"The faculty and student who interviewed me were awesome and the location of PBA," More from this Member | Report Response

"The people were very friendly, seems like a close-knit campus. Easygoing atmosphere, wasn't as stressful as I thought." More from this Member | Report Response

"The faculty and students were extremely friendly, helpful, informative, positive, and encouraging, closely knit atmosphere among students and faculty, the area was beautiful." More from this Member | Report Response

"The dean was a very nice, comical person...made me feel very comfortable." More from this Member | Report Response

"Brand new building, great area, nice people." More from this Member | Report Response

"amazing campus, love the professors" More from this Member | Report Response

"Beautiful new facility, gorgeous area, friendly students and staff!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Brand new pharmacy facility being built for next year" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing at all." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing. I loved everything about the school and the staff." More from this Member | Report Response

"The cost is much higher than public/state schools." More from this Member | Report Response

"The size of some classes are a little small." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tuition of course and how they make certain christian requirements forced on to people, even though they say not everyone has to be christian (and i'm christian). This is both from the no co-habitation to the required chapel attendance." More from this Member | Report Response

"certain number of chapel attendances are required per semester" More from this Member | Report Response

"Not much at all... they are a fairly new school, but that could go both ways. The facilities are nice and the area is beautiful (yes, there is a cemetary across the street but it's pretty!)." More from this Member | Report Response

"all the teachers are christian" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really..." More from this Member | Report Response

"Students have to go to chapel very week. Also very expensive. If was the only school that accepted me, I would have gone." More from this Member | Report Response

"Being asked many questions on academic stuffs." More from this Member | Report Response

"The chemistry professor who interviewed me. " More from this Member | Report Response

"They asked me if I was a part of a church, I felt a little invasion of privacy, since they said religion does not matter." More from this Member | Report Response

"Okay!! If you are not religious DONT GO THERE! Pharm students must complete 24 hours of chapel hours or bible studies. Also 45 hours of community service. " More from this Member | Report Response

"My student interviewer had NOTHING good to say about the school; he did not have answers to my questions; gave the impression he did not like the school and he would not recommend it" More from this Member | Report Response

"Housing might be a problem for those who are from far-away." More from this Member | Report Response

"hurricanes" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tour was very drawn out and not necessary." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing really, but it's an expensive city to live in or near" More from this Member | Report Response

"Students are required to go to chapel every week and do 45 hours of community service a year, which combined with studying leaves little or no time for a job. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Some faculty seemed fake, perhaps judgemental" More from this Member | Report Response

"Student tourguide was very honest about the college and seemed like they were being treated like high-school kids." More from this Member | Report Response

"The opening "presentation" was long (almost an hour) and basically just power point slides taken from the SOP's web site. Some good/relavent information was given, but mostly seemed to be a waste of time. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Facilities are inadequate for a professional program. The religious aspect of the school is overt. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really." More from this Member | Report Response

"As I'm sure you've read already, it's very religious. Bible study and chapel time is required 24 times a year, and 135 hours of community service in the first 3 years....also, right across the street from a cemetary...kind of freaky" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing." More from this Member | Report Response

"The pharmacy school building was across the street from a cemetary. It seems as though you're expected to ask a lot of questions about the school/curriculum, etc. (most likely to see if you are really interested in their school), but the presentation that is given in the beginning pretty much sums up all there is to know about the school, so my interviewer seemed surprised after I asked about 3 questions..so ask a lot of questions! " More from this Member | Report Response

"the faculty interview was not a professor but a new academic advisor and did not know much about what was going on with the students or school. The school is across from a cemetary." More from this Member | Report Response

"It seems as if their students work much harder than the average student because they are not yet accredited. Also seemed very clickish...they wanted to make sure of what kind of person you are before they accept you into their school. Very religous-not negotiable." More from this Member | Report Response

"Student tour guide wasn't really familiar with the new facility" More from this Member | Report Response

"the dean said a prayer before he started talking" More from this Member | Report Response

"Couldn't see anything but pictures of new facility, and they asked so many questions it was if they weren't even listening to my answers. " More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The students in the student panel were also going to be interviewing you" More from this Member | Report Response

"Not to be nervous and have a speech prepared for when they ask tell me a little about yourself! They asked for a little about yourself in each interview and twice earlier in the day have a brief something ready to say out loud in front of the dean and the rest of the interviewees then have a detailed speech for the interviewers. They didn't ask that many personal questions so really sell yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"To stress less" More from this Member | Report Response

"There is no longer a math assessment so don't stress about that!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Traffic on I-95 would be horrible and I would catch the flu 2 days before the interview :(" More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing, I learned everything with the interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"That the school was a bit away from the parking garage/main campus." More from this Member | Report Response

"1. the quiz is NOT hard 2. not to be nervous (even if faculty at other schools seemed mean to you... they won't be here = ]" More from this Member | Report Response

"the quiz and writing essay is easy" More from this Member | Report Response

"they ask many questions about religion" More from this Member | Report Response

"There was nothing that I didnt read about. Feedback from previous student described the interview day to the T. Including the fact that there is a grave yard accross the street." More from this Member | Report Response

"Review basic chemistry, biology and math concepts." More from this Member | Report Response

"I wished I reviewed some basic chemistry which I have already forgotten. Beware of the chemistry professor if you get him!" More from this Member | Report Response

"There is a cemetery right across the pharmacy building." More from this Member | Report Response

"There are religion classes that are included in the program just because the institution feels like but are not required to be a pharm d. And remember you are paying for extra classes. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The PBA Pre-pharm students have a guarenteed admissions program. Campus is in the middle of a downtown area. Cost of living VERY high!" More from this Member | Report Response

"how religious it is" More from this Member | Report Response

"Everything is exactly like stated on SDN and I should not have been so stressed." More from this Member | Report Response

"How bad the traffic is getting in and out of West Palm Beach and also that the parking garage is a few blocks from the school (because I would have worn more comfortable shoes)." More from this Member | Report Response

"emphasis on religion, cost of living, traffic in W.Palm Beach" More from this Member | Report Response

"The parking deck is four blocks away from the pharmacy school building and Florida is notorious for spontaneous (and heavy) afternoon rainshowers... take an umbrella with you if possible!" More from this Member | Report Response

"I wish I had known how large a part religion plays in this school. The faculty and administration are certainly selected to accommodate this view, and it's suffocating." More from this Member | Report Response

"Flying into Ft. Lauderdale is cheaper and is theoretically 45 minutes away. It is however a very long and stressful drive. Recommend flying into West Palm Beach Airport instead. " More from this Member | Report Response

"I was one of only 2 not dressed in a suit...but its alright, I was dressed up enough. Also it was colder than the normal Florida days we have" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing" More from this Member | Report Response

"Bible study is a requirement, but for me, it's no big deal. You can pretty much attend these and do homework/study, just as long as you don't create any distractions." More from this Member | Report Response

"You need to have a 135 hours of volunteer service by the end of your 3rd year and in addition to that, mandatory chapel and bible studies. Many students said they did not have enough time to fit that in their busy schedule at school, therefore, do your hours over the summer." More from this Member | Report Response

"That there was mandatory chapel or bible study requirements." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was very HOT out...but luckily, the tour was confined to the building. I wish I had more time to discoverer the rest of the campus, but I would've had a heat stroke had I ventured out in my suit for long. " More from this Member | Report Response

"that it was going to rain" More from this Member | Report Response

"Very religious, more so than the impression I got from the website. " More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great experience the day literally flies by it'll be over before you know it, don't be nervous everybody is super nice and friendly. Make sure you leave your mark on the interviewers it was almost 20 of us there interviewing try to make yourself the one they remember when its over. Relax and enjoy beautiful Palm Beach." More from this Member | Report Response

"Very friendly faculty and staff, beautiful campus/location, and a great school." More from this Member | Report Response

"Very very very nice school." More from this Member | Report Response

"none, overall the interview process is made very relaxing, my interviewers were friendly and didn't ask something difficult. I really enjoyed the interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"Great school. Very expensive. Nice students/faculty. Lots of questions during the interview. Must be comfortable in a christian environment because you will be uncomfortable if not." More from this Member | Report Response

"overall, it seemed like a very good school" More from this Member | Report Response

"I didn't have a chance to read any feedback before I interviewed, but I know that people really appreciate up to date information, so I hope that this helps someone else who might be nervous! I know I was! = ]" More from this Member | Report Response

"it went very smoothly, i enjoyed the dean's eagerness in trying to convince us PBA was the right school for us, interviewers were nice, very pretty school, new facilities." More from this Member | Report Response

"the interview was pleasant. My faculty interviewer was very nice she made the interview seem like it was just a discussion. If you get an interview with PBA make sure you know their mission statement well because you will be asked to write an essay based on the mission statement." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a cool experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"1) Introduction and power point presentation with the Dean. 2) short meeting with assistant dean Group Rotations 3) faculty interview (there will be four faculty interviewers, and you'll be ushered into one of their offices. If you get the Asian professor, beware of his chemistry questions. but if you get the others, they will be super nice so be yourself on those ones) 4) student interview (i have a feeling that if you had a very nice faculty interviewer, you'll get a harder student interviewer. I had a tough faculty interviewer and a super nice student interviewer. Be sure to have a list of questions in handy!! ) 5) tour 6) writing exercise (Servant Leader question) " More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall it was good. Everyone was friendly there. They were a bit heavy on the religious side." More from this Member | Report Response

"Give yourself ALOT of time to get there. I got stuck in traffic for 2 hours and was late, CAREFUL WITH ACCIDENTS. Ahh the faculty who interview me was friendly. You also get an interview with a student that a little bit more relax and you can aske questions "behind the scene". Ahh the student was straight foward and told me that PBA is not a good school because since their facility open in 2004 there are still some changes that are affecting the students enrolled. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Besides the student interveiw, it went well. My fauclty interviewer was young and had not been at the school very long. Overall, I left with mixed feelings due to what my student interviewer said." More from this Member | Report Response

"Arrived 30 min. early, chatted with some greeting students, faculty, and other interviewees on the thirth floor of the building. Then went back to the first floor to meet with the dean. Introduced ourselves to the group before the dean presented a power-point presentation, then said a prayer. I had the student interview with a P2, then a tour, then writing, then faculty interview. Talk, talk, and talk even though I am not much a talker. I felt like not only the professor and the student who interviewed us but the whole team at the interview have their parts in evaluating us as well." More from this Member | Report Response

"started in the afternoon.. we met the dean he said a prayer. then we had orientation and then we had a writing sample which we had a dictionary to help us, then we had interviews with the student (p-2) and a faculty" More from this Member | Report Response

"First was presentation about the school. It was a little long and I only learned a few new things. Next was student interview. This was more or less a good time for you to ask an actual student how they liked the school and such. Next was interview with faculty memeber. The interview seemed very short and to the point. They just wanted to get to know your personality and why you chose Pharmacy. Then there was a 30 minute essay on servant-leadership followed by a tour. Everyone at the school seemed nice and wanted us to be comfortable. They had cookies! " More from this Member | Report Response

"I really enjoyed the school and came away with high regard for their program." More from this Member | Report Response

"First the dean spoke to us and prayed with us, then they showed us a powerpoint presentation of the school, there was a faculty and student interview, an essay, and finally a tour of the pharmacy building. Overall it wasn't very stressful but the day seemed to drag on and the servant-leadership question was asked in both interviews and in the essay, which made it annoying." More from this Member | Report Response

"long process: presentation by Dean, PRAYER, tour, Essay to write, Faculty interview, student interview. Students required to go to Chapel over 20 times a year" More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall, very relaxing and comfortable atmosphere with strong emphasis placed on the idea of "servant-leadership". Be prepared to ask lots of questions (I was prompted by each interviewer to ask at least four or five)! " More from this Member | Report Response

"The student interview was amateur hour. He was clueless about how to ask questions and conduct an interview. I almost broke out laughing. The campus tour consisted of going up and down the elevator at the pharmacy school building. The constant overtones of the entire day was Christ and religion. I've never been asked to pray before an interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was and am highly impressed with this school. It is a small campus and it is expensive (most private schools are). Even though it is a new program, I think that they are building a School of Pharmacy for the future and one of quality." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a wonderful experience. I really enjoyed the school and my interview experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall, it was much easier than I thought it would be. I had a little trouble on the essay, but was able to write a sufficent amount. The faculty is very friendly but there is a really large emphasis on religion, particulary Christianity. During my interview the professor suggested that this is an opportunity to find God again, and he gave me a little pamphlet. But aside from all that, it was very relaxed. The campus is very small, only about 3000 students, with only 75-80 pharmacy students per class." More from this Member | Report Response

"The day began with a welcome presentation by the dean, and another presentation by a professor who gave lots of information about the school and curriculum. The rest of the day consisted of 2 interviews (one with a faculty member, and one with a student, but the faculty interview has a greater impact on your application), a tour of the building, and a 30 minute writing assignment/essay (the order in which you complete these depends on which group you're in). There were 20 interviewees, and we were divided into groups of 5." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was very comfortable with the student interview - very much a conversation type, but the faculty interview was quite stressful for me. I did not know what questions to ask the faculty interviewer. For the writing assignment, I did not have much/enough to say... filled up only half a page." More from this Member | Report Response

"Like all the rest. Gather in a large group, got the presentation by the dean and then a professor. Broke up into small groups where you had a one-on-one interview with a professor and then a student. Had a tour of the building, and then had a essay, 30 minutes, very easy. Then done." More from this Member | Report Response

"An all-around great interview experience! I don't believe many schools are as friendly, warm, and welcoming as PBA. Although Christianity is not a pre-requisite at PBA, it is a factor that is strongly emphasized. (mandatory chapel and bible studies) The curriculum is pretty tough, but like anything else in life, you have to work hard for what you want!" More from this Member | Report Response

"its a nice school." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall it was a beautiful school, but it is noticable that they are a new program with numerous kinks to work out still" More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 27
Faculty member 0
Admissions staff 11
Other 0

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 14
Neutral 16
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
8.50 30

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 17
Out of state 13

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 7
2-3 hours 9
4-6 hours 5
7+ hours 9

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 15
Automobile 15
Train or subway 0
Other 0

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

Response # Responders
< $100 7
$101-$200 3
$201-$300 5
$301-$400 0
$401-$500 5
$501+ 7

What airport did you use?

Palm Beach International

palm beach airport

WPB

PBI

RSW

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 5
Hotel 14
Home 3
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

best western

Bibi Hotel (pricey but close)

Courtyard Palm Beach

Delray Marriott

Double Tree

Holiday Inn

I live nearby

Motel 8

Radison

Travelodge Riviera Beach

Yes

Would you recommend the hotel?

best western

Bibi Hotel (pricey but close)

Courtyard Palm Beach

Delray Marriott

Double Tree

Holiday Inn

I live nearby

Motel 8

Radison

Travelodge Riviera Beach

Yes

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.52 31

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
8.71 31

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
8.39 31

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
9.42 12

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
9.67 12

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
8.00 12

0 = low, 10 = high

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None, they are awesome!" More from this Member | Report Response

"None, excellent job!" More from this Member | Report Response

"More time talking to the P1 students." More from this Member | Report Response

"No suggestions: everybody was wonderful and very friendly." More from this Member | Report Response

"They are EXTREMELY EXTREMELY friendly and welcoming." More from this Member | Report Response

"none" More from this Member | Report Response

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