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  • Shenandoah University Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Winchester
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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)?

"Why Shenandoah? Why pharmacy? What impact do you hope to make as a pharmacist." Report Response

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

"What volunteer activities was I involved in? I said none because I was a full time student and employed full time, so they asked, if I had the time, what volunteer activities would I consider?" Report Response

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

"How would I handle various ethical situations in the pharmacy and in class; illegal scripts, classmates cheating or not participating...." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did I feel about my previous schools conduct and ethical policies? Seemed a little random. I have never actually read my schools student handbook." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who/what motivates me?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Shenandoah website, wrote out my responses to most common questions and reviewed them." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Admissions coordinator was EXTREMELY nice and helpful. She came and introduced herself to me before I was interviewed by the current student and faculty member. She gave me some pointers and told me some questions they will probably ask that I should think about. She also told me the committee would be making decisions the following Wednesday and I should hear something the Friday after that." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Location is a little far from anything, but it helps by not allowing distractions!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The class I sat in on was very long. I would have brought a snack." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview was on a Wednesday and the Admissions coordinator got back with me on the following Friday to tell me I was placed on the alternate list. :) It's better than a denial! " 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?

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?

08/19/2008

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?

4 out of 10

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

5 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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