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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?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Why pharmacy?" Report Response

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

"Why UCSD?" Report Response

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

"How do you deal with stress? Are you good at managing your time?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How have you demonstrated leadership?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Given your interests do you think UCSD is really the best fit school for you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at UCSD's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students seemed very gung-ho about the school. The curriculum looks really amazing and integrated, though very demanding. They have high expectations for the school and are confident it will be a top school and offer great opportunities. They have recruited amazing researchers/faculty to work there and more will come when the building is done in 2005." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There was some confusion about the timing of interviews, essay, etc. and some people missed their interview and had to do it later. Make sure to ask if no one comes to get you at the time on your card." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Parking was free and easy on Saturday so I did not need to arrive so early. I am sure weekdays are very different." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, a very intriguing program due to its integration with the medical school. Definitely a great place to do clinical pharmacy. The small class size could be positive or negative depending on how well you click with your classmates. It is definitely a cool place and as a result very hard to get into." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/24/2004

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