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  • University of British Columbia Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy School
  • Vancouver
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?

4 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

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Why do you want to be a pharmacist? What makes you a good candidate? " Report Response

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

"Give a time you've shown yourself to be creative. What does a pharmacist do on a regular day. Why does the field of pharmacy appeal to you?" Report Response

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

"Is there anything that we haven't covered that you want to tell us? What options are there out there for pharmacists? What do you know about pharmacy?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If your patient was a taxi driver and he suffers from ceisures but refuses to take his medication, and you fear that he may have a ceisure while driving....what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Give a time when you've shown yourself to be open minded. (I don't know why, but this one got me...i couldn't think of a good answer)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Talking to numerous pharmacy students who were already in the program....reading posts on SDN....searching on the net...etc" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The fact that one of the interviewers smiled alot and made me feel very relaxed." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of the interviewers just seemed kind of nonchalant about everything like she didn't care at all." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really...maybe where the building was...i got a bit lost." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was better than I expected but I still didn't feel all that confident after...I still have a feeling I got in Despite the interview rather than because of it....they give you a false sense of calmness by them being so nice and calm that it actually made me feel like I could relax and my guard went down probably a bit too much." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

06/03/2005

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?

5 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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