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  • University of Iowa College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Iowa City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Introduce yourself. Why pharmacy and not other health profession?" Report Response

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

"What do you look at while choosing a pharmacy school? 3 words to describe yourself." Report Response

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

"Talk about a time when you had a conflict with one of your co-workers." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A time when you made a mistake and how you resolved it? A time when you got a grade which you feel you didn't deserve and what did you do about it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Any problems you faced while working with someone who had a different upbringing that you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback! Really helps!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The information provided about the school and research opportunities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The pharmacy building.. the labs are small and super old! Its not worth the tuition.. Difficult to get residency positions around iowa city." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing.." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They emphasize a lot on research so if its not in your interest don't bother to apply there.." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

3 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Iowa House Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

2/18/12

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

No Response

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