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  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Richmond
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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)?

"If someone came into the pharmacy crying and informed you they had just been diagnosed with a terminal illness, what would you do?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why pharmacy/VCU?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What class have you found the hardest and how did you handle it?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"The questions were all pretty basic -- none of them jumped out at me as being particularly interesting." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your career-planning goals? (my mind suddenly blanked on this one)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read all the questions on this site -- almost all of the questions I was asked appeared on here from past interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly and relaxed everyone one was, as well as how thoroughly they were able to answer my questions. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was so focused on preparing for the interview questions themselves that I almost forgot to print off a map. Do that well ahead of time unless you're familiar with the MCV campus." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't overstress -- the interviewers know that everyone is anxious, but they try to make things as relaxed and stress-free as possible. Be yourself!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/10/2009

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 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?

"None -- keep up the good work!" Report Response

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