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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?

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

"You mentioned the strengths of this school, but what weaknesses do you see?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths?" Report Response

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

"How do you deal with stress?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"With what kind of people do you like to surround yourself?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a time that you were misjudged and how you handled it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I laughed with my friend who drove down there with me." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty are VERY enthusiastic about their school, and for good reason because there is a lot of money from a lot of influential people going into this school. They were honest in saying that the academic curriculum would be extremely rigorous." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cramped quarters, although they are expanding, so you may not get to complain about this next year. Also, they didn't even time the essay-writing portion." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"History of the school of pharmacy - the orientation covered this very thoroughly - kind of a "yawn-er" if you don't care." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone was super nice. The students are extremely dedicatd to studying here, so if you're looking to just sun-bathe at the beach (only 10-minute drive away), you'll be disappointed, not that they don't have fun, but the work load is great." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/29/2005

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