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  • University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • San Francisco
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

two, 3rd year student and resident

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why do you want to study pharmacy at UCSF?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you saw someone cheating on a test?" Report Response

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

"i am president of my school's pre-pharm club so they asked multiple questions about this. And my TA position." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"towards the end they seemed to run out of questions to ask me so they asked "what was one question you were expecting us to ask, but didn't?" so of course as a follow up I had to answer it" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why not medical or nursing school instead?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, lots of practicing with my roommate, researched their website and current events in pharmacy." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. They definitely tried to put all of us at ease. There were awesome snacks (but i didn't have much of an appetite). Everything was structured extremely well and gave us the opportunity to get to know the other applicants." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The room that we took our essay in was kinda stuffy. I didn't mind too much, but a few people had to take off their jackets." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How laid back everything was. I felt comfortable the whole time. Don't be nervous, your interviewers just want to get to know you past what they can see from your written application." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I love this school. It exceeded all of my expectations and I am so nervous to hear back!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

San Francisco (SFO)

Where did you stay?

Other

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Moffatt House (B&B) walking distance from parnassus

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/04/2012

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep up the great work! The interview experience was great overall." Report Response

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