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  • Temple University School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10


How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Honestly the group interview was not the typical question and answer session. Dr Paul asked us if we would explain how we arrived at this point, which led to all 5 basically re-wording their personal statements. " Report Response

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

"Some talk of the new Health Care Bill and why drug companies are supporting it." Report Response

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

"Basically the interview was shaped by what we said, he would take a comment we said and then arrange a question with it. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, pfizer career guide" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Student giving our tour seemed enthusiatic and proud to be studying at Temple. Faculty member who interviewed us was also very friendly and had an optimistic look on pharmacy" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The group interview, I wish it was one on one, I dont know what you can take away from that setting, 5 people in 50 minutes. also the sheer number of applicants this year is through the roof.. 1300 , 500 asked for interview, 150 offered a spot. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Essay....They required an essay at the end of the interview to be written, but never explained this in the letter" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Scary at first , but then warmed up to the friendly interviewer Dr. Paul, but then got scared again when the admissions lady explained the volume of applicants, and "how great everyone needed to be" just to get an interview, 3.2. The students in my interview all came from different backgrounds, economics, computer science, biology, communications. All had BS or BA. All were very friendly as well, helped break the tension." Report Response

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