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  • Touro University California College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Vallejo
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


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)?

"How would you deal/what would you do when a patient requested a medication that you were morally against dispensing (EC, suicide pill, etc)?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose pharmacy since you were already involved in another succesful business? " Report Response

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

"Where would you like to work when you graduate (ie community, hospital, etc) and how do you plan to contribute to the profession?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you think that prescription drugs are more expensive in the United States versus other countries? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Touro Website, read Pharmacy Organization websites, reviewed interview books, mock interviews. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm of the faculty, the incorporation of technology into the classroom, and the collegiate attitude of the current students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There is quite a bit of construction on Mare Island, but the campus was not as bad as I expected from other posts about the interview. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The essay/writing sample is the first thing done when you arrive. I did not have alot of time to work at the beginning gitters/nervousness. As the interview progresses you become more relaxed. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The essay was the first part, and took up about 50 minutes, (the topic related to natural disasters and pharmacy preparation for patients) We talked with the dean and the admissions director proir to the interview. The interview lasted an hour, and was in a relaxed conversational group format. Very conversational style and related to the interviewee as a person rather than about the profession and knowledge of the school. Very Easygoing." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?


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?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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?

7 out of 10

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