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Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy
Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy
  • Year founded: 2000
  • ENROLLED TOTAL: 120
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Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy School
Pomona
  • SDN RANKING 2
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 5 94 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS N/A 0 Responses

Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $47,445
  • Non - Resident Tuition $47,445
  • Application Fee N/A
  • AVG PCAT N/A
  • AVG GPA 3.4

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Admissions Information

  • Office of University Recruitment
  • 309 E. Second St.
  • Pomona 91766-1854
  • United States

School Overview

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 81
Negatively 5
No change 2

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
4.10 93

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.21 75

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"N/A" More from this Member | Report Response

"E-mail response times need to be improved. I did send some e-mails regarding basic questions which were not answered at all." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really except that we had to wait in the lobby for 5 minutes or so in a crowd." More from this Member | Report Response

"Provide food!" More from this Member | Report Response

"No need to read verbatum from the guidebook. Yes, a lady literally read to us from this booklet they gave us. Very picky about pre-requisites, perhaps reconsider your policy to allow for resonable substitions?" More from this Member | Report Response

"fix the confirmation email that gets sent out. It said check in at 7:30 but when I got there they sa" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing. Everyone was so friendly and everything went perfectly." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing. Everyone was very friendly and the whole interview session was about 3 hours, which is pret" More from this Member | Report Response

"Too many students were invited for one session." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"If you are not accepted this year, what would be your plans for next year? (this question scared me because it was the last one asked, giving me the initial impression that they did not like me, but this is NOT the case! Answer positively and stay confident!)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself and went off picking topic from my introduction and talked abt it" More from this Member | Report Response

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

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

"Introduce yourself. Why pharmacy? Why Western among other California schools?" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about urself, teamwork, describe urself as a leader, why pharmacy? critical thinking question" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yoruself - education history, achievements etc" More from this Member | Report Response

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

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

"Tell me about yourself? What do you know about pharmacy? Why pharmacy? What are the pros and cons about the block system? What makes a great pharmacist?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What would you do when you were a leader and someone did not participate" More from this Member | Report Response

"how do I handle stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me more about your experience working in a hopital pharmacy." More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me abt yr self?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"A hardship in my life" More from this Member | Report Response

"describe yourself, what are your weaknesses, how do you handle stress.." More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you deal with a team mate that isn't performing?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself. (good opportunity to highlight great points about yourself.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me abt urself" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"How are you?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Tell us about yourself and why you chose pharmacy as a career?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"If there's someone on your team who's not contributing, what would you do about it. " More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What do you not like in retail pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself. Why pharmacy and what motivates you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about yourself. what do u like to do in your free time? How do u handle stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

"please introduce yourself. (they introduce themselves before I do)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Group work question: What would u do if a person in your group wasn't doing their work?" More from this Member | Report Response

"if a group member was not participating in the group activity, then as a group leader, how will you handle the situation? and if that (whatever you answered) doesn't work, what else would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to become a pharmacist, not a nurse or a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about your job experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you choose education as your minor?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"They briefly talked about themselves first and then asked me the question; tell me about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"If a group member wasn't participating, what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why western?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy? (dud, kinda obvious by now)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Introduce yourself .... and then went into pharmacy experience type question" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Western and what you know about the school?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Was there a person in your life that influenced you to do well in school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Any leadership experience?" More from this Member | Report Response

"I've been working as a clerk at a pharmacy, so they asked questions pertaining to my experiences at the pharmacy, like "Name one negative and one positive experience you've had while working at your pharmacy?" " More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What do you know about Western?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why pharmacy school but not medical school, if you said you have high expectation about yourself?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy and not medical school?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Do you think that violence on TV contributes to violence in the society. (essay question)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy and why western?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you deal with a student that does not contribute to group work?" More from this Member | Report Response

"When was a difficult time for you and how did you overcome it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what kind of research i did (i work at a biotech company)" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"This program is heavy on group work and team work, and you will be working with other students from other colleges frequently. What would you do if one member of the group kept giving you a hard time and would not cooperate, knowing that you could NOT change groups under any circumstances for the entire academic year?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your favorite prerequisite course?why? give example" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your favorite class besides science?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the latest news article read on Pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Given 3 people you can choose to write a cooking book, which would you choose and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"They had a strange critical thinking question: You are writing a book on the history of Portuguese cuisine. You can only interview 2 people out of 3: A professional chef, a Portuguese restaurant owner, or a food critic. Which 2 would you choose and why? And why wouldn't you choose the third?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your position in a team?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you deal with a team member that is not doing his or her job?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Critical thinking question. They had a paper on the table that had a critical thinking question on it. It gave details about drug A,B,C,D and details about patient X and asks you to pick a treatment." More from this Member | Report Response

"Given a stripped down, mini-case study on paper. Had to explain which drug or combination A, B, C, etc to give based on some information." More from this Member | Report Response

"they were pretty much all the questions that are on the website." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you think you would be a good pharmacist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about a funny moment with a patient." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked a really really weird question about a scenario, and what I would do and why? I personally didn't like the questoin... :( " More from this Member | Report Response

"None." More from this Member | Report Response

"Should pharmacists be able to prescribe medications to patients and not the physician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"in group or team one of member is not getting along with u,wt will u do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"The professor and student started off the interview by telling me their background. They were pretty interesting, easy-going people. When I finished telling them about myself, the professor asked me why I chose pharmacy when I had all these other things going on. " More from this Member | Report Response

"none, questions were pretty straight forward from the list." More from this Member | Report Response

"oh my!!! they asked me everything! describe myself, what are my weaknesses, how do i work in teams, what do i do if a group member isn't cooperating, how do i handle stress, what do i do on my free time." More from this Member | Report Response

"None, same stuff" More from this Member | Report Response

"There were no questions out of the ordinary. Why pharmacy? Why Western? What would you do if a group member is not cooperating? What would you do if your first approach did not work? " More from this Member | Report Response

"If you feel the doctor prescribed the wrong medication what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What's your greatest accomplishment. All the questions are on their website and sdn. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The essay question: What was the most challenging situation that you have encountered? How did you get over it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What other schools are you appling to? How is that relevant homeboy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were given a new policy at work, would you follow it? Why or why not? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think the difference is between a pharmacist and a doctor is?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your volunteer work" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself - and why you want to seek a career in pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If one person in your group needs your help with the project that your group is working with, and you have a very important meeting that weekend. What would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you prefer classes where quizzes were given every week. " More from this Member | Report Response

"No unexpected or interesting questions in comparison with any other interview..but, I did find it interesting that the tourguide mentioned backrooms that some use to attend lectures..instead of actually going through that room to the actual lecture. Where's group cohesion and participation in that? Also interesting that they seem to put effort in matching interviewers with students." More from this Member | Report Response

"if you make a recommendation to a dr. and they say "i'm the dr. your just the pharmacist" how do you handle that in terms of acting like a professional and keeping the respect of others?" More from this Member | Report Response

"None of them was interesting enough for me " More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing was special.. " More from this Member | Report Response

"i felt as if the questions that they asked you were based on your own introduction. So dont get too deep b/c then they'll try to drill you." More from this Member | Report Response

"They were all standard interview questions--nothing too interesting." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really, everything was really straightforward." More from this Member | Report Response

"what would you do if someone in a group was not cooperating?" More from this Member | Report Response

"they asked me a lot about team work such as "What would you do if someone in your team doesn't work?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were doing group work and a group member wasn't doing their work, how would you get them involved?" More from this Member | Report Response

"none really...they were all pretty straightforward. i heard another girl got some question about being stuck on an island and having 3 other sick ppl with her...who would she treat first?.....i know, kind of a weird and vague question huh" More from this Member | Report Response

"One of the interviewers asked me "I see your enthusiasm in wanting to become a pharmacist, but you volunteered and saw what the pharmacists did, where is all this enthusiasm going to go when you become a pharmacist?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think you can excell in the program given your social science background?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you write on your essay?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Does your favorite book add any reflection about your own life?" More from this Member | Report Response

" nothing particularly." More from this Member | Report Response

"So you said you like to eat exotic foods (in supplmental appl.), what kind?" More from this Member | Report Response

"something about a spaceship.. i don't really remember!" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What was the MOST difficult decision that had a great impact on you? And the professor went on to give an example of a time when he almost drowned, and 20sec of life flashed before him.(I was in awe..)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you practice pharmacy anywhere outside of LA? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Most questions were basic to get to know the candidate." More from this Member | Report Response

"If one of your groupe members was lazy, how would you handle it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did your academic achievements influence your family members?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you deal with someone that did not want to participate in a group project?" More from this Member | Report Response

"The school places an emphasis on group activities and having the ability to work within a team. Right off the bat, the student interviewer asked me, "What would you do if a member of your group were lazy and does not contribute to the group?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"None, just common questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me one thing about tutoring that is rewarding and one that's not so rewarding." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do I have interest in Clinical Pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"If there is an applicant that comes from the same school as you and has the same GPA, why do you think we should accept you instead of him/her?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you like to do for fun? " More from this Member | Report Response

"if there was someone in your group that was lazy and your grade was going to be effected by his/her laziness, how would you deal with him?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your least proud accomplishment?" More from this Member | Report Response

"There was really no interesting question. Just basically to tell them a little about myself." More from this Member | Report Response

"How was tutoring fun?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you read any books" More from this Member | Report Response

"What makes you laugh?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you caught your friend cheating, how would you react?" More from this Member | Report Response

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