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  • University of California San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy School
  • La Jolla
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why pharmacy?" Report Response

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

"Why should we choose you over the other applicants?" Report Response

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

"What movies, books, hobbies do you like?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you like to do in your free time? What do you like to do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None -- the interviewer just wanted to get to know me better, as a person, not in the academic sense! " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read up on the school via their web-site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were so cool! So laid back and friendly. As were the students. Everyone just seemed really happy to be there and excited about the future of the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. The presentation at the beginning intimidated me as it went over the intense curriculum and listed the high calibur faculty the school has worked to recruit but it just highlights the greatness that this school will achieve. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much I would be impressed and love this school. . . unfortunately and fortunately, I had the tough decision to choose between this wonderful school and UCSF. If only I could combine both schools!!! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was the best interview I had! My interviewers just wanted to get to know me having emphasized that in getting an interview, they knew I would do well academically with them. So complimentary! In summary: awesome people, awesome school! " Report Response

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On what date did the interview take place?

01/24/2005

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