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  • Temple University School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10


How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"What is the difference between a Pharm D degree and a PhD degree? (Pharm D degree is more clinical while PhD is phiosophical)" Report Response

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

"How many hours should a pharmacy student work while studying in pharmacy school? (She said in a workshop, less than 20 hours.)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How many different kinds of drugs are out in the U.S. market?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about Temple College of Pharmacy and basically information about pharmacy school. Looked at my resume and my chemistry research. Read numerous pre-med books about interviewing." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewer has a very extroverted personality and she obviously enjoys pharmacy. I also have happen to meet her in two pre-pharmacy workshops so I know who she is. She wasn't intimidating but very friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Having one person inteview 5 people is not really an interview. She basically ask everyone three questions and did a lot of talking about the pharmacy curriculum and basically pharmacy in general." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wished I practiced my interviewing skills. Even though the interview wasn't as bad as I thought, I still stutter a little bit." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I wished I had a little more time to finished writing my essay. I at least wanted to have three paragraphs. Also, I was dissapointed with the structure of the interview. Most of the time spent was just asking her questions. While the interview was not very difficult, I did not get to talk more about myself as to why I wanted to get into pharmacy, my current Chemistry undergrad research or about my personal background." Report Response

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