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  • Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Downers Grove
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"In the small group session we were asked where we were from and what hobbies we enjoy and why pharmacy. It was very informal." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did I switch my career from photography to pharmacy?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There wasn't one." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interview feedback and forums, read Midwesterns forums and website, made a dry run to the campus and did a self-guided walk around it, called the adcom regarding my supplemental materials, and made a packet of additional information about my background to give to them." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The dean and the faculty are all very passionate about educating new, competent pharmacists. It seems like you could never get "lost in the crowd" there. It is a very intimate campus, which is the polar opposite of the three other colleges I have attended." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The campus might be too small for me, but I won't know for sure until I am actually there studying. The cost is shocking my system." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Everyone I spoke to began their careers teaching at UIC and now teach at Midwestern. I thought that was very interesting." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It's really not an interview. It is all about that writing sample and allowing you to get comfortable with the school and the faculty/staff. Don't be nervous." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/23/2006

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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