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  • University of Hawaii at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Hilo
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"If you could meet any fictional person who would it be and why?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Out of the many different pharmacy school in the US, why Hilo? " Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What was the hardest decision you have had to make?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could meet any fictional person who would it be and why?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"If there was only one spot left and it was between you and another candidate, why should be choose you?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I practiced with a friend that does interviews for another pharmacy school. Went through the questions on SDN and typed up some responses." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview was really laid back and the questions that were asked weren't particularly intense or hard." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was in a dimly lit hotel room." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They recommend all students to have a car or some sort of transportation because the public transportation in Hilo is not that good. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Be confident in your answers and give yourselves time to think before you answer. There is an essay question at the end of the interview and you get 30 minutes to write it. They don't give you much space to write so be concise. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

The Palazzo in Las Vegas

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/18/2009

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

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?

7 out of 10

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