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  • University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Duluth
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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 issues do you see in today's pharmacy world? If I give you money to do any research, what research will you do? WHY PHARMACY? " Report Response

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

"Biggest strength and weakness? I said I am a procrastinator and disorganized...and my interviewer lectured me about how hard it will be and I won't be able to survive with that." Report Response

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

"Essay : Mrs X is an insulin patient, her insulin price suddenly skyrocketed. If she takes lower dose, the treatment will take twice longer. But she barely makes end's meet, let alone afford the insulin price. Describe what problems exist? What would yo suggest her to do? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were given money to go to Barnes and Noble and pick one book, what book will you pick and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Your biggest strength and weakness. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practice for FAQ, asking friends for essay question, snoop around." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They didn't make me feel intimidated, they were professional, friendly, and helpful. The Dean was also speaking, and she seemed to promote the school (try to sell the school to us, not make us feel like we are begging to get in there). Oh..and they provided us with a list of all faculty with their research interest!--> Hint: find out to make a conversation/ questions to your interviewer. They also allowed us to make changes to campus preference, in which I decided to change mine to TC only." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"None" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"None, I go to this university, nothing new." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview started in the morning with a welcome coffee and juice. Then we were gathered in a small auditorium to listen for the Dean's welcome, etc. The group was split into two: writing excercise and tour. But the interviews all started at 11 am. Everyone was assigned a different interviewer." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/12/2004

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