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  • Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Loma Linda
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

Closed file

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

"Why did you choose pharmacy as a profession? How are you going to incorporate your previous degree (I had a degree in elementary education) with Pharmacy?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What are three important attributes that a good Pharmacist should have?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What specialization of Pharmacy would you like to go into?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What will you do if you don't get accepted?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What if you caught someone stealing drugs at the pharmacy you worked in? What would you do? How would you handle the situation? Would you speak to the pharmacist in charge first or would you speak to the person? What if they threatened you? What would you say? What would you do?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback questions - these were right-on and very good practice ... I reviewed using these questions the night before and the morning of ... Then the next morning, had a good breakfast, gave myself plenty of time to get to the University on-time, and took the long way from the parking lot - the walk helped me calm down a lot because I was soooo nervous!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff was very friendly and they sincerely wanted you to succeed --- the teachers were great too - very encouraging ... " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school itself was a pretty decent size and the medical center right on campus was impressive - but the pharmacy part of it was ... cozy :) ... they share a building with the nursing department ... they are a pretty new program though so class size is small and manageable - good thing b/c you can really get to know your teachers and they can really help you if you need their help ... " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There weren't a lot of surprises ... I'm Seventh-Day Adventist so all their "rules" weren't a surprise at all ... so ... no surprises ... it was all good ... " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school! I'm especially positive because I got my acceptance news over the phone & by email the very NEXT DAY - their admin staff is AWESOME ... and i had some questions to ask them and they were all so friendly and accomodating ... definitely a very professional atmosphere ... again, GREAT RESPONSE TIME - they let you know right away what your interview results are ..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

n/a

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

n/a

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/21/2009

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?

8 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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