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  • University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • San Francisco
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10


How long was the interview?

25 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?

Open file

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

"Why pharmacy?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really stood out. As I said in my comments, most of my questions were personal" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why you over all the other applicants. This is a question you should expect but none of the other schools asked me that." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read current events, went over my application, read student doctor" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The environment, the campus, the students. It's an atmosphere that I can picture myself in." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I stayed a lot longer than I needed to because the letter was misleading" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you have an 8am interview, you'll be done by noon. I stayed there for 8 hours because the letter said try to say as long as possible as there are other events going on during the afternoon. All you really need is one hour writing, one hour interview, probably 1-2 hours for their workshop/tours and that's it. You should book an early afternoon flight." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I was expecting a lot of situational questions but I think that depends on your interviewer. I had a pharmacoeconomics professor so I didn't get many situational questions (which I prepared for). Instead, there were more personal than situational." Report Response

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