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  • University of Southern California School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Los Angeles
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Why pharmacy" Report Response

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

"Explain more about your research" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your extracurriculars" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the negative aspect about retail pharmacy" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"the essay! you have to read an article and then summarize it..but the article content was actually difficult to understand---something about medical devices and the failure of FDA to enforce certain protocols--i really don't know how I managed to get through it..lol..im assuming the articles are different for each interview group so u cant really prepare for it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"studentdoctor.net, interviews before this, researched the school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"you get to talk to current pharmacy students in the waiting area before the interview process began" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The surrounding ghetto area." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i thought i would for sure get rejected from usc b/c my gpa is not stunning nor am i am a very competitive applicant (almost all the interviewees were from ucla)...i also thought this was my worst interview compared to the other school interviews i attended--I felt my interviewer did more of the talking than I did...so honestly--i really don't know how i got in...i felt like i totally got lucky on this one :P" Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/21/2009

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?

6 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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