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"Keep up whatever you guys are doing because you guys are doing it right."
"Keep up the good work! The woman I spoke with to set up my interview was very friendly and cheerful."
"I think their staff did a wonderful job. I was provided all of the information that I needed and more."
"Please by more prompt in responses. Other universities replied very quickly to questions. VCU was the slowest and required multiple calls and emails to get any sort of response."
"None -- keep up the good work!"
"Keep up the great work!"
"Who knows you best and what three things would they say about you?"
"What is the hardest decision you have had to make?"
"Why VCU? What influenced you to pursue pharmacy?"
"Tell me about yourself"
"Define critical thinking and give an example."
"Why not med school?"
"What is the hardest thing you have ever done in your life and how did it affect you?"
"All the same stuff on here already, pretty much."
"What is a difficult situation that you've had to handle and how did you go about it?"
"which field in pharmacy are you interested in?"
"What is something you have recently done that has made you proud?"
"What is the hardest class you have taken and how did you deal with it?"
"Why pharmacy? Why VCU? What is a typical day in your life like?"
"If someone came into the pharmacy crying and informed you they had just been diagnosed with a terminal illness, what would you do?"
"Tell us about an ethical dilemma you've faced and how you dealt with it."
"Why pharm? Why VCU?"
"What do you do in your free time?"
"Tell me about yourself?"
"MY ESSAY QUESION: If you had heard that an employee had told your supervisor that they couldn't work with you, what would you do?"
"What made you choose pharmacy?"
"If we called your old professors, what would they say about you?"
"All interview questions are on this website. "
"What do you do when you are unsuccessful?"
"All of the questions that I was asked are already on this site. "
"Tell us about yourself. What are your strengths and weakness."
"What got you interested in pharmacy as a career?"
"Describe your typical day. How will being from Baltimore help you from being a pharmacist? What do you expect to get out of pharmacy?"
"Tell me about your volunteer work?"
"How would you handle this situation? You are working in a pharmacy and a women comes up to you crying hysterically and won't calm down."
"Why did you choose MCV?"
"What are some challenges that a pharmacist may face?"
"If you were a leader in a group, how would you handle a confrontation between other members of the group?"
"What was the most difficult subject in college for you?"
"What is a class everyone should take?"
"Not most interesting but this was my Essay Question: If you were being interviewed for your dream job at a pharmacy and the interviewer started asking inappropriate/irrelevant questions (about your race, what religion you practice, boyfriend/girlfriend), how would you handle this situation?"
"What are some current problems facing healthcare?"
"What is one that you would change?"
"How do you think pharmacy will be changing with healthcare reform?"
"Tell me about a summer experience and what you took away from it?"
"What are some issues in the pharmaceutical world?"
"How do you resolve a conflict?"
"You have an elderly neighbor who you notice is declining in health. You help them with shopping, doctor appointments, etc. They have told you many times not to tell their family. What do you do? "
"What is the most creative thing you've ever done?"
"The questions were all pretty basic -- none of them jumped out at me as being particularly interesting."
"Whats the hardest class you've had to take and how did you deal w/ it?"
"If a co-worker came to you crying, how would you handle the situation?"
"If you receive a test with an answer marked wrong, and you are absolutely positive that the answer is correct, yet the teacher refuses to change the grade (even after meeting with you), what would you do?"
"How do you think your reasons for going into pharmacy will impact you throughout your career?"
"What fears do you have about going into pharmacy?"
"What did you learn from being a teacher's assistant and how will it benefit you in the future?"
"What accomplishment are you most proud of?"
"If we called your former employer, what whould they say about you?"
"Have you ever had to make unpopular decidsions in your life?"
"What is a creative thing you have done?"
"As a pharmacist, what would be something you didnt like?"
"What field of pharmacy do you see yourself in? If we could contact one of your teachers, what would they say about you? What characteristics would you classify a leader as having?"
"Give an example of a time in which you were under extremem pressure to meet a deadline. How did you handle the situation?"
"If you were the leader of a group, and two members of the group had a conflict, how would you resolve it?"
"If you knew as a freshman in college that you wanted to be a pharmacist would you have changed your major?"
"How do you define a leader?"
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