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University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
  • Year founded: 1892
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University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy School
Duluth
  • SDN RANKING 5
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 4 76 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS N/A 0 Responses

Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $25,112
  • Non - Resident Tuition $36,760
  • Application Fee $75
  • AVG PCAT 82.0
  • AVG GPA 3.5

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Admissions Information

  • Admissions Office
  • 232 Life Science
  • 1110 Kirby Drive
  • Duluth 55812
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

The College of Pharmacy inspires and educates current and future pharmacists and scientists, engages in cutting-edge research and leads practice development to improve the health of the people of Minnesota and the world.

Curriculum

The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) is a 4-year full-time cohort-based program which utilizes an integrated curriculum to prepare students for careers in pharmacy.

Facilities

All courses are taught through interactive learning classrooms. The unique environment provides students the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of pharmacy concepts and research medical case studies while interacting with their peers on both the Duluth and Minneapolis campuses.

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 73
Negatively 0
No change 1

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.97 75

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.13 68

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I don't believe I had any issues, overall they replied promptly to all my questions and responded when they said they would." More from this Member | Report Response

"Show some pictures on the presentation of each campus." More from this Member | Report Response

"The submission of the supplemental application can be confusing. I assumed I was set because my payment was processed, but it turned out that I had to re-submit afterwards. A note that we will receive an email upon submission would help." More from this Member | Report Response

"None" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing. They are very friendly and helpful, and are quick to respond." More from this Member | Report Response

"A virtual tour or slide show of the alternative campus facilities would be a good addition." More from this Member | Report Response

"Providing snacks would not hurt much:)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Better directions to faculty offices for interviews, or at least a heads-up that numbering doesn't m" More from this Member | Report Response

"None because everything was very organized and went great." More from this Member | Report Response

"None. They do a good job, in my opinion." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Give an example of a situation where you had a conflict and what did you do to diffuse it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name a time you worked as a group to overcome a problem." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about an instance where you made a mistake and how did you fix it." More from this Member | Report Response

"Talk about a time you made a mistake and how you fixed it." More from this Member | Report Response

"What types of pharmacy professions do you know about besides clinical and community?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is my dream job?" More from this Member | Report Response

"When was a time you when you initiated change to improve something?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to pursuit a career in Pharmacy? Why did you choose University of Minnesota?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What do you know about the profession of pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about an issue/challenge/experience you encountered during your studies and how you dealt with it." More from this Member | Report Response

"Have I ever witnessed someone cheating on an exam, if not, what would I do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How many pharmacy schools are part of an academic health center?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who is an influential person to you in this field?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What changes have you seen, personally, within the field of pharmacy over the years you've been a technician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is unique about the Minnesota program that attracted you to apply?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Why University of Minnesota?" More from this Member | Report Response

"They have access to the essays, so I was asked specific questions pertaining to my essay." More from this Member | Report Response

"What research experience do you have?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If one of your classmates was giving other students an update of a fellow student that was in the hospital by sharing details of his condition, would that be okay?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why the U of M?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me what you like about pharmacy" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Why Twin Cities and not Duluth? Follow up question. Do you see advantages to Duluth vs MPLS?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If your grandma asked you a question about a medication in your first year of pharmacy school, what would you tell her?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you think the health care professionals communicate with each other?" More from this Member | Report Response

"I see you speak three languages, how did that happen? (looking at my essays)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Besides hospital and community pharmacists, what other types of pharmacists are there?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why U of M?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why are you choosing this school?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

" Please explain a group experience you have had in which one of the members was not being cooperative/not doing their fair share of work. What did you do to resolve the issue? " More from this Member | Report Response

"I see you applied last year, how have you added to your application in the subsequent year?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Why are you interested in the University of Minnesota?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Trying to think of questions that weren't already mentioned.....describe a time you made a mistake and how you fixed it." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Minnesota over schools in Arizona? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Univeristy of Minnesota?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see the field of pharmacy going? " More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What made you decide you wanted to be a pharmacist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why should we accept you over other applicants?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you expect from/that would happen at the interview today? My answer was on the line of....I've done a lot of research on the U of MN, and I feel that I expected exactly what has happened thus far.... (better put, though!) " More from this Member | Report Response

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

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

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

"Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? What distinguishes me from others? What kind of research I've done and what type of research U of M has to offer me?" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about your self" More from this Member | Report Response

"What kind of setting could you see yourself practicing in 10 years from now?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why have you chosen pharmacy as your intended profession?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"How were you a caregiver?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Why pharmacy? Why U of M? Are you considering other schools?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your directed research." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What are current issues in the field of pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy? What attributes do you have that would make you successful in this program?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your definition of a caregiver? Tell me about a challanging experience. How did you handle it? How do you handle stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What issues do you see in today's pharmacy world? If I give you money to do any research, what research will you do? WHY PHARMACY? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy..where have u shown leadership...where do you see ur self in ten years..who is ur role model..." More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about yourself and your life!?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about pharmacist being able to prescribe medications? Interviewer made a case if NPs and PAs do it then why not pharmacists." More from this Member | Report Response

"what is one way you helped somebody? And how did you do it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What makes other schools more appealing than our school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think pharmacists should be able to write prescriptions?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what was one situation in which you were in charge and take initiative to change or improve the situation?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you solve a problem?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you want your obituary to say about you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do retail pharmacists communicate with doctors and nurses?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What question didn't I ask you that I should have? Answer it." More from this Member | Report Response

"Your friend asks you why you need to attend school for 4 years to dispense pills, what do you tell them?" More from this Member | Report Response

"He asked me about my volunteer experience. Although the interview was closed file the professor did have access to my supplemental application answers. Possibly he had the PharmCAS essay in front of him too but I'm not sure since he didn't ask me about it." More from this Member | Report Response

"If you have a family member who is still conscious and able to make decisions, but is elderly: Some members of the family want to put him/her in hospice and others want to pull out all the stops with medical care to extend life. What do you think of this and what would be your specific role in the situation." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the position of the pharmacist among all the health care professional?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If a fellow student was in the hospital and someone read their medical chart and were telling people specific information, what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who is a person in the field you admire?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If a student and friend of yours looked at a paper you wrote and then basically copied it and turned it in, what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"A classmate of yours is in the hospital. A fellow classmate, who works at the same hospital, checks out their chart and informs the rest of your class how they are doing. How would you respond to this?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me some things about yourself that I wouldn't know from your application. " More from this Member | Report Response

"What led you to make your campus selection?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Same as question 2" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Tell my about a time you made a mistake and how you handled it." More from this Member | Report Response

"If your teacher gave your group an assignment that required more work than all the other groups how would you handle that?" More from this Member | Report Response

""I know I asked you this question before...but I would like to ask it again..what does the U of M have to offer you?" " More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a time when you made an error in judgment or action, and what you did to fix it" More from this Member | Report Response

"During your first year, if your grandma asked you about a drug what would you tell her?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Please describe someone in that works in the field of health care that you admire and respect." More from this Member | Report Response

"I told her I became interested in pharmacy in high school and she asked me personal questions about what I was like (basically to see how well-rounded I was) when I made that decision, such as other activities, and why I didn't pursue other areas of interest." More from this Member | Report Response

"Besides community and hospital pharmacists, what other kinds of pharmacists are you aware of?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you see the profession of pharmacy changing in the future?" More from this Member | Report Response

"There were a lot of situational questions. One that stands out was something like this: you just took a test. A group of students that also took the test are talking about the questions that were on it. Another student you know will be taking the same test is standing there listening to the discussion. What would you do about this?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"How do you see yourself as a caregiver?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do when you aren't in class or studying?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your learning styles? How do you learn?" More from this Member | Report Response

"None - the only questions asked were "what did you expect from the interview" and "do you have any questions for me about the program?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"They were all interesting" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you see the field of pharmacy evolving?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you end up considering pharmacy field?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a time where I had to handle a difficult situation and how I handle the situation." More from this Member | Report Response

"How your pharmacy manager see the future of pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a time where you had to work through a problem in group setting." More from this Member | Report Response

"I didn't really have a most interesting question b/c I wasn't asked many questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing, all the questions seemed normal. It was more like a conversation that question and answer." More from this Member | Report Response

"The origin of my last name. Most of the time he was talking -- always a good sign." More from this Member | Report Response

"How prepared am I for pharmacy school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What radio stations do you listen to?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"what have the pharmacists at your workplace told you about the pharmacy profession?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are recent books you have read? Describe." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked about what I felt about holistic care. I really didn't know how to answer this one!" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were given money to go to Barnes and Noble and pick one book, what book will you pick and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you describe a caregiver?..where have you shown these characteritics..." More from this Member | Report Response

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