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  • University of Washington School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Seattle
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"what's your biggest accomplishment?" Report Response

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

"why pharmacy?" Report Response

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

"what'll you do when you have struggle again?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

""What is the Kendo?" I mentioned Kendo activity in my PharmCAS application." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why I didn't choose nursing career." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Review the interview feedback from this sdn website, read a few books about interview, and ask help from pharmacist and pharmcy students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people in the pharmacy department made interviewee comfortable. They are very friendly. I had a fun during interview time in spite of the pressure. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I should have worn comfortable pair of shoes. My feet were killing me during the school tour." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I felt the interview with the UW faculties was excellent experience. They don't want to push you to the limit but just want to know who you are. I found out the interview questions in the interview feedback of SDN are almost same questions in any book for the job interview. To prepare the UW interview, I suggest volunteering while you take prerequisite classes. Then, you can do the followings after you send your application to school: 1. check out any book for the job interview from your library and see the questions and the strategy.(Think the UW interview as a job interview) 2. Then, check out the sdn interview feedback. Pay attention to the spcific questions related to pharmacy practice.(At this point, you may need help from pharmacist or pharmacy students) 3. Read about the current issues about pharmacy. At interview, you need to be really "yourself". Think about all the possible questions when you prepare interview so you can answer almost spontaneouly but thoughtfully. Good luck for everybody!" Report Response

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