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"None they are really nice and they made you feel really comfortable"
"If a student calls before orientation to get a quote price on how much financial aid a student would normally qualify for, it's okay to tell them. They tell you in orientation anyway!"
"More visible signs on where to park and enter the building. For the record, in Henderson: go down Sunset as far as possible, then turn left into the larger parking lot and enter the Student Lounge about 1/2way down the lot."
"Pick a more experienced interviewer!! I felt I was more mature than him, although I am only 24."
"It would really help if we can save and come back later to fill the rest. But i found it kind of cha"
"They asked me two questions about my letters of recommendation (LORs): 1) How do you know the pharmacist that wrote you this LOR? 2) One of your LORs describes you as ________. Please speak to this?"
"What do you do for fun, to de-stress?"
"How would you handle an irate customer?"
"What is a time when you had a conflict with a group member and how did you resolve it?"
"What are you strengths and weaknesses?"
"Why did you apply to Roseman University?"
"Why do you want to go into pharmacy?"
"Is there anything that you do not like about Roseman?"
"How would you deal with an irate customer/patient?"
"Why Pharmacy? Why Roseman?"
"Why pharmacy school?"
"Tell us why you want to attend USN?"
"Tell me a time when you had to work with a difficult person."
"Why pharmacy, Why USN"
"What's qualities are different between a doctor & pharmacist?"
"If I adamantly claimed to know an answer to be "A" and made my group put down "A" only to find out later I was wrong and it was "C" what would I say to my group?"
"Tell of a time you showed compassion other than with a family member."
"Do you read?"
"what did you like about your pharmacy experience?
"Why did you choose Pharmacy, and why did you choose USN?"
"Tell me about your self. Why USN?"
"Why pharmacy? Why USN?"
"Tell me about yourself. Why pharmacy? Why USN?"
"Why pharmacy? Why USN? What have you done to prepare for the rigorous program?"
"Why Pharmacy? Why USN? Three words your BF would use to describe you."
"Besides being courteous, what does a pharmacist owe a patient?"
"may be asked differently but generally about leadership, teamwork, conflict resolution, compassion, professionalism, academic integrity"
"Best friend cheating. . ."
"Why pharmacy? Does a pharmacist should have the same knowledge than a medical doctor?"
"TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF...MAKE ANSWER QUICK"
"Tell us about yourself.
"Why USN? Why Pharmacy? What experience do I have in the field? Describe yourself."
"You are the teamleader, project due tomorrow, no other team members really care, what would you do"
"Why USN? Why Pharmacy?"
"Define Professionalism? and 3 main qualities of professional person?"
"What would you do if you knew a colleague had plagiarized?"
"After my interview and reading the other feedbacks, I can tell you they WILL be grading you on 6 main topics (so question will arise from these) :
1) Leadership (Dealing with a 'bad' group member)
2) Compassion (Example of when you showed compassion)
3) Professionalism (Situation when someone is does not give you respect)
4) Problem solving skills (Cheating/ stealing (honesty) questions)
"Which campus would I choose if accepted. "
"Pharmacist stole lortabs,staff knows but says leave it alone and its your first job out of school, what would you do. "
"Define professionalism, compassion+ example, "
"Tell us about yourself. Why pharmacy? Why USN?"
"Why do you think you are a leader..give an instance"
"favorite subjects science and non-science"
"Tell us about yourself."
"Define compassion and give an example"
"What is compassion? Give an example of how you have shown compassion to a non-family member."
"What draws you to pharmacy?"
"Tell us about yourself. What do you do to relax?"
"how did you show your leadership?"
"Tell us about yourself. Why Pharmacy? How have you shown compassion?"
"Why pharmacy? Why USN? What are the traits of a good leader? Describe a conflict you had with a co-worker. How do you handle conflicts? How do you handle a difficult customer?"
"Give me an example of a time that you demonstrated compassion (excluding experiences with family members)."
"Why did I choose to become a Pharacist?"
"Why pharmacy and why USN?
If ur neigbour was copying ur exam, would u report them?"
"1. how to deal with difficult person?
2. compassion and it's example
3. why pharmacy
4.why not nurse/pa
"How would you handle a difficult customer?"
"(Most of the questions listed on the feedback written by others regarding professionalism, compassion, cheating, etc...were ones that I ran into...so I'll try not to duplicate.)
You have been given a prescription written by a doctor you know and respect. This prescription is one that you know is not right for the 5 year-old child it was written for, due to their age. Will you dispense this drug anyway? What would you do and why?"
"why pjarmacy? why this school? what do you like abt block system?"
"Why USN? "
"Tell me about yourself."
"Define professionalism, compassion"
"Why pharmacy and why our school"
"Something about a bottle and a genie and meeting any two people out of history."
"Why USN, what do you like most about the program?"
"Tell me 2 achievement and 2 challenging in your life"
"Why pharmacy instead of other health professions"
"why pharmacy... why this school..."
"Tell me about yourself"
"Tell two problems that you had in life and how do you solve them?"
"Why USN and why pharmacy?"
"They will ask you about your strenghts and weeknesses"
"describe a situation where you displayed leadership"
"Describe yourself in three words"
"Why, where, who's of phamacy?"
"who what whys about pharmacy"
"Why pharmacy but not medicine?"
"If you were accepted to every pharmacy school you applied to, how would you decide which one to go to?"
"What does professionalism mean to you>"
"Why do you want to go to Roseman University?"
"Explain more about a specific patient encounter you faced that you had written on your application."
"What questions were you expecting us to ask, but didn't? How would you have answered that question?"
"If you could have lunch with any person, living or dead, who would it be and why?"
"What qualities would you look for in a pharmacy technician?"
"Tell us two different experiences where you demonstrated being compassionate?"
"If I were to ask your son to say something about you, what would he say? (My son is currently two and a half.)"
"Who's school of theory in psychology do you subscribe to? (I'm getting my bachelor's in psychology and the faculty member on my panel happens to teach the psychiatric block... It was a good conversation)"
"What id nothing goes your way?"
"The one about convincing my group to put down the wrong answer and getting owned by it later."
"If you knew a script was wrong, but called the doctor and he/she insisted it was right, what would you do?"
"Is there a question that you thought would be asked but wasn't?"
"do u want me to ask anything?
i said u can me a question to describe myself. i told because i prepared this question very confidently before the interview."
"What do you like to do when you're not studying? What are your hobbies?"
What would you do if your best friend had an exam and was willing to share it with you?"
"5 people on a space ship including you and a deadly virus breaks out, you only have enough vaccinations for 2 people, who do you save and why?"
"what would you do if the professor taught something in class about which you already had some previous knowledge and what the professor was telling was different from what you had previously learnt. would you confront the professor ?"
"You are going to fill a prescription but you notice it is the wrong drug. What do you do? If you say you to call the doctor, what do you do if the doctor insists it is right? "
"If pharmacist (your boss) was stealing lortabs, what would you do?"
"This is a rigorous program with a pass/fail system, you need 90% to pass. How do you feel about 90%"
"If you dispensed medication for an STD, and then saw the patient flirting with one of your girl friends, and it seemed she liked him, what would you do?"
"for people that don't like you, what do you think they don't like about you?"
"I didnt get anything too out there, read everyone elses feedback, its all the same!"
"what would i do if my team members don't support my answer in the group assesment and the points matter to the whole team and am sure about the right answer.. "
"LOTS OF TEAMWORK QUESTIONS"
"Assesment days consist of an individual assesment and a team assesment. Say in the past you have been passing all the assesments with 95% or higher so you know that you're doing well. You've noticed that a couple of your team members don't pull their weight or come prepared to the team assesments. You are not required to take the team assesments. Will you ever consider not going? What would you do?"
"If you and your group were studying with exams that were given to you by a student from the previous year and the next day you were handed the exact same exam what would you do?"
"If you are a pharmacist and you are at a high school (recruiting), what would you say to a highschooler about the pharmacy career and USN?"
"What is a conflict (school or work) that you had with someone and how did you resolve it?"
"Describe yourself in 3 words."
"nothing interesting, pretty much the same as those posted before"
"You are a pharm tech and the pharmacist told you to close shop. A mother with her son comes in to fill a prescription for an antibiotic...what would you do?"
"If U just moved in a remote village where nobody knows you, and other pharmacists are on vacations. So if a person enters and is walking out again after seeing you because he doesn't know you, what would you do??"
"What does ''professionalism'' mean?"
"''Imagine you were in a space shuttle with 4 other people and you were the only pharmacist. If there was an outbreak of an infectious disease and you only had enough medication for 2 people, who would you save? and why?''"
"Most of the questions were straigt forward. I was given a lot of info on how the block system worked and it sounds like something I'd enjoy."
"Hypothetically if I was a dean and given $5 million for scholarships to accept a 3.0 student who is the grandson of the person making the donation."
"If you were in charge of pharmacy practice in the retail setting, what one change would you make to the way prescriptions were handled. "
"What would you do if a Doctor wrote Rx for some expensive med, the patient doest have any insurance or money to pay for it, and the Doc doesn't want to change it to anything else? What do you do?"
"What would you do if you saw a fellow employee slip a pill into his/her pocket? What would you do if it was a coughdrop?"
"drug you like"
"A lady comes in scratched up/beaten up and crying just as you're about to close the pharmacy. The script she wants filled is the "morning after" pill. What do you do?(I think it was a compassion/ethics question directed at whether I thought it was my right to deny filling it due to my morals or ethics. They didn't actually say it was the "morning after" pill but it was implied, I think to see if I recognized the controvertial issue or not)"
"why USN besides the block system, refrence, and curriculum....."
"You are working on your Biology BS? What area in biology do you like the most and why?"
"Everybody knows what pharmacy can do for them but what can you do for pharmacy?"
"If your best friend was sitting next to you and asked you to give her answers on the exam, and you know that she had an emergency and was in the hospital the whole night and didn't study, what would you do? "
"What would you do if your technician stole a coughdrop?"
""If you were a pharmacist and had filled a prescription weight-loss medication for a patient with a side effect of loose stools, but had forgotten to inform her of this and she ended up messing her pants in public, then came into the pharmacy and threw the medication at you and began yelling and cursing at you...what would you do?" -- not even kidding..."
"How a pharmacist should motivate the other workers in the pharmacy (This question was based off of my response that compassion, motivation, and easy to get a long with are traits of a good leader)"
"Why will you be a successful Pharmacist? (the wording caught me off guard for some reason)."
"Give an example of how you have shown compassion to a "non-family member""
"What does it mean to u to think outside the box?"
"who does pharmacist serve?-simple but interest to me.."
"You mentioned that you want to be a retail pharmacist, is that because you have shadowing experience? How do you know whether you don't like other areas besides retail?"
"which two people, dead or alive would you like to go to lunch with"
"As I sat down, I was caught off-guard when my interviewer immediately asked me, "What question would you like us to ask you?""
"Situational questions: what would you do , if you are closing pharmacy and a patient came with antibiotic for his kid, and yr supervisor told you to close the pharmacy. what would you do?"
"Name a time you showed compassion for someone other than a family member."
"If you could meet one person, either dead or alive, who would you meet and why?"
"All questions were pretty standard."
"No interesting questions were asked, just standard questions."
"What historical figure I enjoyed the most in the book I was reading?"
"How do you study?"
"What is my favor chinese food. (apparently one of the guy like chinese food)"
"Share one experience when you had a conflict with someone?"
"Why did you choose pharmacy instead of some other health care profession?"
"How do you think you will like working in a group?"
"If I did not get in this year, what would I do?"
"If I cannot get into the school of pharmacy, what will I do?"
"If you could not be a pharmacist, what would you do"
"what i would do if my friend accidentally received answers from an upcoming test, and called me over to see them. "
"About my hobies"
"Asked about how I work in groups. The school is into group work."
"What things that you like the least in pharmacy career?"
"What would you most concerned about during your first year at USN? (not the right wording but something along these lines)"
"what would you do If a pharmacist you work with and respect is taking controled pills for his chronic back pain without a prescription"
"they have a strong focus on group work -several questions pertained to how you would handle certain situations that come up while working in a group"
"how would you make the shift to las vegas?"
"Do you ever doubt yourself?"
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