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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

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What do you like to do in your free time?" Report Response

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

"Why pharmacy? What do you like about the curriculum at UCSD? Why UCSD?" Report Response

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

"What problems do you see in the future of pharmacy?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What did you wish for? (In response to the essay question, 3 wishes from a genie)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your weaknesses? What are your weak skills? (She repeated the question after I answered the first one)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Interview Feedback, application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Class with medical students in physiology. I can't explain how much I love this." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No formal tour. A bit worried about the pass/no pass, but I definitely liked that about the program." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The writing sample was completely off the wall (see above). However, I wasn't too professional with my answer, but I hope it was a good read. I liked it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/16/2009

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

9 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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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