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  • University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Duluth
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?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"If your grandma asked you a question about a medication in your first year of pharmacy school, what would you tell her?" Report Response

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

"If you were in the student lounge and observed a group of students talking about a test that another student hadn't taken yet, what would you do? " Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in ten years as a practicing pharmacist? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me some things about yourself that I wouldn't know from your application. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Would you rule out working as a pharmacist at a large chain pharmacy such as Walgreens?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read over my essays and personal statement, mock interviews, SDN, pharmacy journal articles, and talked to other pharmacy students. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Admissions office being so helpful and conveying that they knew how important and personal this process is to some of us. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Having seen the Twin Cities Campus I was not very impressed with the Duluth Campus. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Although the interview is open file they are not allowed to see your grades or PCAT score. The interview was extremely laid back, my interviewer made a great attempt to make it feel like a conversation. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/20/2009

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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