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  • University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Madison
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"How have you dealt with a situation where a student/coworker wasn't doing his/her job." Report Response

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

"What is an ethical situation you have faced? How did you resolve it?" Report Response

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

"What will be your unique role in pharmacy?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What will be your unique role in pharmacy?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback, mock interviews, reviewing application essays, reviewing the program's information on their website." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No interaction with faculty members. The interviews were closed-file and very formal/structured. The on-site writing sample was tedious, especially given the number of initial application essays." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview day did not provide much additional information about the program. Admission and scholarships applications are separate (5 admission essays + 4 scholarship essays = 9 total essays!)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview day was well organized and efficient. The beautiful facilities and the academic/professional strengths of this program make it very desirable." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/10/2009

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

5 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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

2 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Offer at least a general time line for making admission decisions." Report Response

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