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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"What are 3 strengths and 3 weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"What have you learned from your experiences traveling the world?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 5 years professionally?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about volleyball" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name three strengths and three weaknesses" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, read other interview prep questions, practice with friends and family." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very laid back interview. They honestly just want to get a sense of who you are as a person. The essay portion wasn't timed." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Very small alumni network." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Where to park. I was almost late." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"UCSD is great. I think their program is the most laid back compared to UCSF and USC, yet it seems that their students are still highly motivated and they encourage collaborative learning." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

No Response

How did the tourguide seem?

No Response

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

1/18/2013

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Suggest giving a tour although the actual school is quite small." Report Response

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