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Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy
  • Year founded: 1927
  • ENROLLED TOTAL: 125
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Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy School
Birmingham
  • SDN RANKING 4
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 2 36 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS N/A 0 Responses

Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $34,382
  • Non - Resident Tuition $34,382
  • Application Fee $50
  • AVG PCAT 60.0
  • AVG GPA 3.2

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Admissions Information

  • Office of Admission
  • 800 Lakeshore Drive
  • Birmingham 35229
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

The Samford University campus of approximately four-hundred (400) acres features Georgian-Colonial architecture. Located in the picturesque mountainous area of Shades Valley in the city of Homewood, Alabama, the Samford University campus is less than six miles from the heart of Birmingham, Alabama's largest city and the state's industrial, business, financial and cultural center.

Curriculum

The Pharm.D. curriculum at Samford requires a minimum of six years of college work including the pre-pharmacy education.

Facilities

Robert I. Ingalls Hall was constructed in 1957 and was the second major building on the present campus. Ingalls Hall has four floors and approximately 41,000 net utilizable square feet. The building was shared by the School of Pharmacy and various other academic and support units until 1983 when all of Ingalls Hall was dedicated to the School of Pharmacy.

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 30
Negatively 3
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
4.34 35

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.43 23

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing. Everyone was great!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing. They were great." More from this Member | Report Response

"The admissions office at Samford is great to work with. They are extremely nice and had a great res" More from this Member | Report Response

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

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

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

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

"Why Samford? Why Pharmacy? What are 3 goals you have for yourself DURING pharmacy school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why am I changing careers?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What have you been doing with your life since graduating from high school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would I do if I didn't get into Samford." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Pharmacy? Why Samford? What did you think of the PCAT? What math have you had? What kind of pharmacy experience? What role do you play/what operations do you perform in the pharmacy? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you value?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your most difficult class, most interesting?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Pretend you are a sales representative and the product you are selling is yourself. Sell yourself to Samford." More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your hobbies?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

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

"What is more important the product or the customer?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Why Pharmacy, why samford?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy, why Samford. Describe an ethical situation that you were involved in and how you handled it. Are you familiar with Medicare part D that pays pharmacists for advising customers?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Why did you chose a career in pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If I had 114 spots filled, and I needed to fill one more, why should I pick you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where all have you applied? 3 Strenghs/Weaknesses. What is the last book you have read? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your weaknesses? If you could change something about yourself what would it be. " More from this Member | Report Response

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

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

"Why pharmacy? What do you think makes you stand out from the other applicants? Where do you think pharmacy is going in the future?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What major problem do you see with the healthcare field in the next 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in 15 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your backup plan incase you don't get admitted into your desired pharmacy school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name something you admired about the pharmacists you have worked with?" More from this Member | Report Response

"how would your friends describe you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"When have I taken time out of my busy schedule to help someone?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If I were to never get into pharmacy school what would I do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what would you do if you don't get into pharmacy school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a time when my ethics were challenged after I made a decision one way or another." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked to tell about a time someone morally wronged me and how I responded to the situation(an essay question before the interview that took 30 minutes)." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think pharmacy will be like in 15 years? What is most important to you? (when I answered this I of course said God so the interviewer said okay what's 2nd then)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What sets you apart from any other person applying here?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the last book you read? (not one required for school)" More from this Member | Report Response

"A car requires regular maintenance to keep it running smoothly. What type of maintenance do you require?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If I would help someone commit suicide; through the use of medicine." More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you think of the PCAT?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about a situation in which you had to deal with an irate/upset patient and how you handled it." More from this Member | Report Response

"Define Professionalism. Of course I know what it means, but its kind of hard to explain when you ar nervous." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think you would be able to enroll in medical school and handle its challenges? (Hint: say yes)" More from this Member | Report Response

"I'm not christian and they asked me how I felt that this was a Christian school" More from this Member | Report Response

"What does it mean to you to be a professional? What comes to mind when you think of the word professional?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Pretend you are a pharmacy representative and the product you're trying to sell is yourself. Sell yourself to Samford." More from this Member | Report Response

"A car requires maintenance such as regular oil changes. Like a car, what kind of maintenance do you require?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you work (in a pharmacy) for money or experience?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Are you proud of your grades?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a situation in which you had to stand up to an authority figure and say that your idea was better than theirs." More from this Member | Report Response

"Like the car you drive, what kind of maintenance do you require?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who was the most influential person my life and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If I was a pharmacist technician and I saw a worker or delivery man pocket some pills, what would I do? " More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were a dictator for one day, what change would you make in the healthcare field and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you ever dealt with a fake prescription?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If given all power, what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

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