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  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Memphis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"We see you are from Virginia, why did you choose UT-Memphis?" Report Response

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

"How would your wife describe you?" Report Response

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

"Why should we pick you as a candidate instead of another candidate who was better grades/pcat than you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would your wife describe you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The first question they asked was a loaded question with many questions in one. Describe yourself, Why UT-Memphis, Why Pharmacy, etc." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over some SDN threads and basically just made sure I knew why I was getting into pharmacy." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was very impressed by my interviewers. They are affiliated with UT-Memphis but are distinguished separately from that." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Two of the people who were supposed to speak to us didn't show up." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Make sure you find a place to park the day before or at least bring cash to park in the deck. I found free parking near the school but only had 15 minutes to get to the interview after that." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"UT-Memphis is an urban campus so don't go to this school expecting to see something that's not there. This school is right in the middle of Memphis and there are many opportunities to be had but someone expecting a traditional campus should be warned. I was prepared for this since my undergrad was very urban." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Memphis International

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Courtyard Marriot

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/26/2009

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 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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