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  • University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • San Francisco
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?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why UCSF? Why Pharmacy? Asked alot of questions from my application." Report Response

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

"If you were an advisor to President Obama, what healthcare reforms would you suggest he make?" Report Response

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

"Describe the steps on how you solved a problem." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What real-world work advice would I give the student interviewer after she graduates." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is my opinion on how pharmacy, as a profession, is progressing/evolved and comment on pharmaceutical legislation that has passed?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed all the interview questions on SDN, reviewed UCSF Pharmacy website, visited pharmacy websites and learned all the current events in pharmacy, pharmaceutical industry, and pharmaceutical law." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very professional and friendly and they didn't try to stress you out. My interview ran late, but they gave me a few minutes to calm down before entering the writing portion of the day." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing negative." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Wished I had known there was no place to store my stuff otherwise I would have brought a bigger bag." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, the interview was good. The people were friendly. I was worried that I didn't do well because my interviewers didn't laugh at my jokes and they asked some hard questions. I caught myself rambling sometimes. In the end, I must have done ok since I got accepted! :)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

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?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

San Jose

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/13/2009

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 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?

9 out of 10

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