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"Putting confetti in the official admissions letter was sweet but it was a pain to clean up... maybe next time just print the letter in gold instead."
"The thing I suggest for the admissions office is to have voice mail and to update their website."
"Allow a printable parking pass for the day. I received a parking ticket which i had to appeal in order to get it removed."
"maybe include some information on where to park on the day of the interview in our interview invitation"
"Be quicker to post decisions."
"Please be more friendly! Future students could mean more dollars to you"
"In what instance were you asked to keep information confidential? If that information was life-threatening, what would you do?"
"Tell me about a time you paid attention to detail."
"Tell me about a time you used logic to solve a complex problem."
"One time when I received criticism"
"describe a time you had to convince someone else to act rationally"
"Describe a time when you had to make an ethical/rational decision. (I talked about a time I refused to cheat on an exam when some of my classmates were cheating. They followed up that question with "Did you do anything about it". I said no, they were only hurting themselves and one of the interviewers was very displeased."
"Tell us about a time you used time management."
"describe a time when you had to make an ethical/rational decision"
"Tell me about a time you had to make an objective decision."
"Tell me about a time when you showed initiative"
"Give me a time when you demonstrated leadership skills."
"What makes you different from any other candidate. (This question was in a group of 4 students, and no matter what was said, they said everyone could say that.)"
"tell me about a time you had to make a quick decision (the steps you took in making that decision, and the outcome).
how do you manage time?"
"Describe a time you had to make a quick decision."
"name a situation when you had an ethical impact on your environment"
"All questions ask you to recall a time in your life you did something, for example talk about when you "showed leadership abilities.""
"All questions were in 'describe a time when/give an example of when you _______' format. For example: Showed leadership ability."
"Why do you want to pursue pharmacy?"
"Describe a time you were under pressure and how you managed it."
"Do you have family support?"
"You have 3 to 4 minutes to tell me anything about yourself that you'd like us to know."
"why are you here? "
"Talk about yourself."
"tell me about your undergraduate years. degree, what i liked/didnt like"
"The SOP question: "Please take a few minutes to tell me about yourself.""
"How do you manage your time?"
"How do you deal with the conflict between your professions and your own belief. (say if you are an anti-abortion person and you have to deal with the related drugs)"
"Do you have any questions for us?"
"how do you manage time?"
"Why do you want to become a pharmacist?"
"How do you handle stress?"
"Tell me about yourself.
"Why pharmacy? How many units do you take?"
"With a background in Biology why did you choose pharmacy?"
"What part of a pharmacists personality do you like best?"
"In a group project, what is your role? and why?"
"How many hours did you take per semester?"
"Tell me about yourself"
"Why did you choose a career of pharmacy?"
"What are your hobbies?"
"If we give you the PhD degree, would you take it?"
"What direction do you think pharmacy is moving?"
"Tell me about a time you took the initiative."
"They were all pretty interesting to me."
"In a retail setting, do you think the customer is always right?"
"Tell us how your study methods and how you deal with schoolwork?"
"Describe a time when you had to do research in order to make a decision"
"I honestly don't recall any of them being all that interesting. There were no "if you were an animal" questions. "
"Describe a time you were given valuable criticism and what did you do with it."
"List an example of when you to be particularly ethical or take an ethical stand."
"Describe a situation that required you to be rational and objective."
"Do you have family support?"
"Why is Tech better than the other schools you've applied to?"
"If you ever decided to become an animal, what kind of animal would you like to be? "
"It wasn't so much interesting as it was weird and unusual... "So, if you were accepted here would your parents be moving with you?" How does this have any relevance at all to my desire to become a pharmacist or as a potential student to their program? "
"Why did you choose pharmacy?"
"nothing interesting at all. very basic and straightfoward."
"The most thought provoking question I was asked was concerning the moral delimma of the plan B contraceptive and the refusal of certain pharmacists to dispense the drug. (If you are serious about pharmacy, you should have no problem answering a question like this)"
"The most interesting question did not come in the actual interview, it was in the group activity, so each of the 7 of us had to answer in front of everyone else. They asked, since you all have similar grade, scores, etc. What sets you apart? Why would you be an asset?"
"How do you plan on preparing for pharmacy school?"
"What if you are rejected this year.
(I said reapply)
Rejected next year again?......"
"all of my questions were pretty typical"
"50 years from now, what do you want people to say about you?"
"How well do you communicate with professors?"
"Will you show up to every class? Will you pay attention?"
"What would you do if a colleague was cheating?"
"You live in Houston where there are 2 pharmacy schools...why Texas Tech?"
"None really stuck out. Except, for if I am working with a group and one or two people aren't helping out what would I do?"
"none-the questions were very basic. "
"the questions were really relaxed, it wasn't really question-answer type interview. Topics just pop up and you go with it. IT's much more of a conversation."
"What do you do to relax"
"The most interesting question posed, "Why did you pick Texas Tech University when you have several pharmacy schools in your home state?" "
"What was the last book you read in you free time?"
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