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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why are you interested in pharmacy rather than medicine or nursing?" Report Response

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

"What is the most positive aspect you feel is in the practice of pharmacy?" Report Response

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

"How do you feel about the current state of retail pharmacy? What suggestions can you make about any changes?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Personal questions regarding my hobbies. They read your file and ask you specific questions regarding your responses. This part of the interview definitely broke the ice." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too difficult at all! The interviewers don't grill you and just want to get to know you." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read UCSF website, SDN, pharmacy websites and magazines, and talked with Pharm D.'s." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was extremely friendly at UCSF. Given it's one of the top schools, the atmosphere was very welcoming and comfortable without a hint of snobbishness at all. Also, the curriculum is exceptionally impressive. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Parking was difficult and expensive. Some buildings and lecture halls were old and needed upkeep." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That parking was expensive. Also, that the interview was casual." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"UCSF is an excellent school with a great attitude. You can immediately sense this the moment you set foot on campus. The faculty and students are great as well and always seem to be helpful. This absolutely is one of the best schools for professional training. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/11/2005

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