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  • University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • San Francisco
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

45 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)?

"Start off with why pharmacy and why UCSF." Report Response

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

"When has there been a conflict and how did you help to resolve it?" Report Response

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

"Tell us more about what you did in leadership for your church (dealing with my app, first essay question)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Are you more of a subordinate, obedient follower or a rebellious, opinionated follower?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Are you better with dealing with people or dealing with issues?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read all interview feedback available on SDN, talked with pharmacists and UCSF interns/graduates, took notes on main points for interview responses, read about UCSF on their website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of everyone from the chat room to the interview to the financial aid session... the organization was wonderful, the welcoming feel and the professional vibe it all had. It was so comfortable, even though most people were really nervous!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My GPS told me to take a left on a one-way street that I could not take a left on..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"When they say "check-in 8:30am" they REALLY mean check-in from 8:30-9am, and the program starts at 9am. Oh well! Getting there at 8am was... okay." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My first (and probably only) interview: should have been nervewrecking, but it was instead very wonderful because everyone was so friendly and helpful!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/07/2009

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 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?

10 out of 10

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