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  • University of British Columbia Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy School
  • Vancouver
Individual Feedback 1 5 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 4
Negatively 0
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
4.40 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
6.80 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
7.60 5

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 1
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 2
30 minutes 1
35 minutes 0
40 minutes 0
45 minutes 1
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 0

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 5
At a regional location 0
At another location 0

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 3
In a group 2

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 0
Closed file 5

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
2.40 5

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

"How do you work in a Group?" More from this Member | Report Response

"you are stuck in traffic and will be late for an important meeting. what do you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Knowledge of Pharmacy questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"Give a time you've shown yourself to be creative. What does a pharmacist do on a regular day. Why does the field of pharmacy appeal to you?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What skills will make you a good pharmacist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about a time when u did something that disappointed someone else" More from this Member | Report Response

"Volunteer experience questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"Is there anything that we haven't covered that you want to tell us? What options are there out there for pharmacists? What do you know about pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you get rejected?" More from this Member | Report Response

"a prof gives you a paper marked by a TA and asks your opinion about the mark and the paper" More from this Member | Report Response

"They give 7 CDA questions. All situational/experiential." More from this Member | Report Response

"None were really interesting." More from this Member | Report Response

"If your patient was a taxi driver and he suffers from ceisures but refuses to take his medication, and you fear that he may have a ceisure while driving....what do you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

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

"none really" More from this Member | Report Response

"A question about cheating on a test." More from this Member | Report Response

"What skill would you need to improve upon to make a good Pharmacist? (Directly after asking what skills are important to Pharmacy)." More from this Member | Report Response

"Give a time when you've shown yourself to be open minded. (I don't know why, but this one got me...i couldn't think of a good answer)" More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Did many mock interviews and recorded myself to correct my errors. Practiced possible questions, spent many hours on Suit..." More from this Member | Report Response

"school website, mock interviews, talking to students and dentists" More from this Member | Report Response

"Meeting with Pharmacists in my hometown, learning about new issues in Pharmacy, doing mock-interviews with friends, talking to previous students about possible questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Talking to numerous pharmacy students who were already in the program....reading posts on SDN....searching on the net...etc" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How relaxed the situation was, I was not nervous at all..." More from this Member | Report Response

"the facilities r brand new!!! very impressive for a canadian school." More from this Member | Report Response

"The facilities are amazing. Probably the best in North America. The students giving the tour were also very nice and helpful." More from this Member | Report Response

"Very comfortable atmosphere, you were only nervous/uncomfortable if you made yourself that way. Very easy layout for the interview, no trick questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"The fact that one of the interviewers smiled alot and made me feel very relaxed." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really, maybe how robot-like the interviewers were, they didnt really open up to me... " More from this Member | Report Response

"you spend ur first 2 years with med school students learning a whole lot of things u probably won't need later on." More from this Member | Report Response

"The amount of work involved in keeping up with the med students. " More from this Member | Report Response

"No feedback given when interview was completed, even if asked by applicant." More from this Member | Report Response

"One of the interviewers just seemed kind of nonchalant about everything like she didn't care at all." More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was good, I was definitely satisfied when I left, thought I performed well..." More from this Member | Report Response

"it was pretty laid back...the amount of stress u put on urself is how stressful the process will be. the students were very helpful and encouraging. the interview itself was not hard. yes its CDA style ethical/hypothetical questions...but it wasn't bad. i mean it's all common sense anyway. the key is to not stress and just be urself!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewers were nice but it was nearly impossible to build any repore. It seemed very formulaic." More from this Member | Report Response

"Very positive, great atmosphere and the interview teams are really well put together. They're there because they want to be and it makes everybody more comfortable." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall, it was better than I expected but I still didn't feel all that confident after...I still have a feeling I got in Despite the interview rather than because of it....they give you a false sense of calmness by them being so nice and calm that it actually made me feel like I could relax and my guard went down probably a bit too much." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 2
Faculty member 0
Admissions staff 1
Other 1

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 3
Neutral 1
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
9.00 5

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 4
Out of state 1

What was your total time spent traveling?

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

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 2
Automobile 3
Train or subway 0
Other 0

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

Response # Responders
< $100 1
$101-$200 0
$201-$300 1
$301-$400 0
$401-$500 0
$501+ 1

What airport did you use?

No responses

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 2
Hotel 1
Home 0
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Quality Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

Quality Inn

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
8.00 5

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
7.80 5

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
9.00 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

No responses

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

No responses

0 = low, 10 = high

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

No responses

0 = low, 10 = high

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No responses

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