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  • University of Washington School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Seattle
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

3

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)?

"What do you feel attracted you to UW/Seattle?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why didn't you choose [career relevant to your background]?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Tell us a little about your background, and what led you to choose pharmacy." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"--There were many personal questions that directly related to my application. The interviewers were 3 faculty/staff members who had read through my file prior to the interview itself." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Something similar to: "What would you like to change about yourself?" (I don't feel like I need to change anything about myself...) Also: "What if you caused a person to end up in the hospital for two weeks because you dispensed them the incorrect medication?" (Without the education/experience, this is a hard question... and I couldn't really just say, "I would lose my license?")" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock questions, familiarity with my own essay/profile" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The beautiful campus, the availability of electives/specialization, the attitude of students, international rotation opportunities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost of living of Seattle, very little availability of parking, public transportation is slightly not dependable, facilities seem a little out-of-date" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview process was so short! Write an essay for a half hour, interview for a half hour... no information session. Tour with a student only took a half hour and was optional, too." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Ask a lot of questions and do your research ahead of time! The best opportunity to find out what you care about with the school is there... so try to get all the information you can!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

SeaTac

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

University Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/11/2009

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?

8 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?

9 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"There was sadly not a lot of information on the school itself; you have to know what to ask." Report Response

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