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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

"Why pharmacy? Why VCU? What is a typical day in your life like?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What would you do if you were working on a team and a team member did not pull their weight?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"If a professor gave you a bad grade on something you knew was correct, what would you do?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the most creative thing you've ever done?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you fear most about pharmacy school?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Video recorded myself answering all SDN questions to check mannerisms, and drove the routes from where I was staying to the school and back the night before." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I can't wait to take advantage of all the awesome technology they have!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The parking situation and prices." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviewers have a list of your extracurriculars and experience. I wish I could've gotten the tour first so I would've had more to talk about when they asked me why VCU." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone there genuinely tries their best to help you do well and relax. Expecting to come out tense and anxious, I ended up having a really good time (thats right, I had fun at an interview!)" 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

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?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

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