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  • University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Duluth
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

55 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

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 do you want to come the University of Minnesota, and why the Duluth campus?" Report Response

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

"I see you have experience in community pharmacy, but can you describe some other areas of the pharmacy profession?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell my about a time you made a mistake and how you handled it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who in a healthcare profession has had an impact on you, and why/how?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I prepared by re-reading my personal statement and supplemental essays, reading up on current pharmacy topics, looking at practice interview questions I found on the web, and doing several mock interviews through Career Services." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was very impressed by how personal the day was. I felt like a person. I felt like, not only did they want to get to know me, but like they wanted me to get to know them (the college as a whole). Everyone was very welcoming and friendly. The pharmacy students we met were excited and so willing to answer any questions we had. It was a GREAT day with very little stress! They try to make it as painless as possible. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviewers do not have access to your transcript or letters of recommendation. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/06/2009

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 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

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