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  • Oregon State University College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Corvallis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

4

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"How would you handle a patient who refused to follow guidelines for religious regions. Example given was a diabetic patient who didn't want to follow a diet because they were fasting for religious reasons." Report Response

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

"Whether or not a pharmacist should be obligated/expected to participate in local events held by other pharmacists in the community that provided free medical care/guidance, when they were already giving back to the community by volunteering elsewhere with an institution unrelated to their profession." Report Response

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

"If you owned multiple pharmacies, one of which you needed to close down, how would you go about closing which to close? Gave situation in which managers of the pharmacies were fighting amongst themselves and asked how you would settle the dispute." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The second one - about the pharmacists duty/obligation to the community." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The one about closing the business (question 3)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, talking to current/former students and my pre-pharm advisor. Also googled a bunch of current healthcare/pharmacy issues (which ended up being unnecessary)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The overall program and their focus on taking care of their students. Also, many volunteer opportunities are offered through the school - major focus on societal health." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really... the buildings are a bit old. Campus is beautiful though." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school. They get back to you very, very quickly on whether or not you got in. I found out ~3 hours afterwards. That might have had something to do with being part of the early decision group though." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

Home

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?

10/23/2015

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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