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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?

2 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?

60+ 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 do you want to attend UCSF?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about [country]. (i went here for a summer research fellowship)" Report Response

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

"What can you contribute to the next class that makes you stand out from all other applicants?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe a situation in which you had to deal with a difficult person, and how you solved the problem. Another way of solving the conflict." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who would you say knows you best and what 3 qualities would he/she use to describe you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read what I wrote in my apps, took previous day off work to relax." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The incredible reputation of the school, along with the willingness for the administration to make sure all their students do well and pass everything. Also that they do have some housing on-campus, AND housing at the new Mission Bay campus (which is amazing)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Parking.... really difficult to commute to campus by car if youre a student. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Check-in time is really the check-in time on the letter...because they start everything 30 min after that. Didn't have to arrive any earlier (unless youre new to the campus)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview, I guess, was semi-closed file. The interviewers only have access to your extracurriculars, and the essays written on pharmcas and the supp app. Also, make sure to at least look at the 3 pathways. I really liked the options." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/12/2009

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?

6 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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