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  • University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Baltimore
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1 faculty member, 2 students, followed by a group interview that was monitored by 1 faculty and 3 students.

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)?

"What time management and study habits do I have that will need to be adjusted for pharmacy school?" Report Response

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

"Why Maryland?" Report Response

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

"How do I plan to manage the transition and stress related to pharmacy school" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who do I rely on the most in difficult situations?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What about your character makes you suitable to start a professional degree?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and rehearsing with a friend." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty interview was very conversational and comfortable." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students seemed uninterested in the interview, just read questions blankly." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviews are self-guided, therefore you will need to find the rooms and locations of the interviews on your own. Prepare to ask questions about locations or look for a while, as it is not always obvious." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I liked the facility more than I thought I would, though it was unsettling how many different times we were warned about unsafety in Baltimore." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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?

Other

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

I stayed in an Airbnb

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"They should check IDs during check in. I was sketched out that they never verified that I was who I said I was. Seemed unprofessional." Report Response

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