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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

How you think you did?

7 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?

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)?

"If a patient gave you a hard time at work, how do you deal with it at home? How would you de-stress?" Report Response

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

"Why didn't you apply to med school instead? (because I mentioned that there were a lot of pre-med students in my undergrad major)" Report Response

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

"In what field of pharmacy do you see yourself going into?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your favorite movie of all time?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you see as a future problem pharmacists will have to face?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked over interview feedbacks on sdn, checked out ucsd website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The dean, students, and interviewers seemed very laid back and friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No tour was offered." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Like everyone else said, the interview was conducted in a very casual way. I had a professor and a 3rd year student interview me. Even though it was open-file, I felt like they didn't really ask me specific questions from my file (they only asked about one EC activity that i listed)." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/09/2008

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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