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  • Idaho State University College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Pocatello
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"The questions listed above." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a pharmacist?" Report Response

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

"Since you are an out of state resident why do you think we should choose you for one of the 10 spots?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You catch one of your good friends cheating on the test - what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you do if one of your group members if refusing to help with the project and the professor says its your problem that you have to do deal with?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The pharmacy building was right in the middle of campus" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They basically told me I had no chance because I was an out of state resident, there was no tour of the pharmacy building, the group interview in which I had no chance to talk, the question and answer with the current students was them just drilling us on more interview questions" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They guarentee 50 spots to Idaho residents and so there are only 10 spots for out of state residents." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There was tons of downtime. I kept leaving and coming back and it was a huge pain. I wish they would have just scheduled everything that was required right away in the morning and then the optional things if you wanted to stick around. The case study and group interview was not set up right. I never even got a chance to talk since I was the only girl and got over powered by the guys. I would have also brought my own dictionary if I would have known we were all going to be sharing one." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

2 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western - Cottentree Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/04/2008

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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