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  • Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Loma Linda
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?

8 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)?

"After working alongside a pharmacist in a pharmacy, do they tell you to get into the field? If they don't, why do you still want to get into pharmacy?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What 3 things would your friend say about you? Would they say that you are trustworthy? Why?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What field of pharmacy do you want to pursue? What do you like about retail pharmacy? Why pharmacy? Why LLU (what makes it unique)?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think that the chapel will help your learning experience? How do you think it will help?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"How did you find out about LLU? (I've known about this school for so long that I forgot how I came to find it)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Learned from my mistakes from past interviews, SDN interview feedback questions, mock interview, researched on the school and city, compared the school to other ones in Cali, talked to one of the pharmacy students to get the inside scoop, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Location. The school is super close to home and also this city has A LOT of rotation opportunities. It's a super healthy city." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"School is small. Our interview was on finals week so we weren't able to talk to the pharmacy students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That since it was finals week, the students couldnt take us around or talk to us. But the admissions people gave us a tour." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"When we got there, there was only five of us. We did our writing sample in someone's office on a round table. Everyone had a different essay question. Make sure you bring your own pen for the essay. There were two interviews with two different people. They try to make you feel comfortable so don't stress out too much. Also, they will have a lot of follow-up questions to your answers so under ANY circumstances, DO NOT LIE!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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

Where did you stay?

Hotel

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/16/2009

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

7 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Sending out the LOR request after submitting the app made it more difficult to meet the deadline." Report Response

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