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  • University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Duluth
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

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

"I see you applied last year, how have you added to your application in the subsequent year?" Report Response

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

"See list of questions above." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I told her I became interested in pharmacy in high school and she asked me personal questions about what I was like (basically to see how well-rounded I was) when I made that decision, such as other activities, and why I didn't pursue other areas of interest." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"(I see you have experience) Is there a pharmacist you work with that you consider a mentor? What quality do they have that makes you admire them and how would you reflect that in your future practice?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed applications (for all schools) and read this site for lots of potential questions. Also looked up a few faculty sites to see hot topics/areas of research." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Duluth campus offers quite a bit more to their students than I had expected. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Only 16 people were being interviewed that day. I had expected many more." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a very positive experience. I was VERY nervous because this was my first choice school, it's VERY competitive, and I was pleasantly surprised by what the Duluth campus offers. It was much more personal (one-on-one interview and only 16 interviewees) and welcoming than I had expected from the 4th ranked college of pharmacy in the nation. They actually made me feel like they wanted ME there!" 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?

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?

01/11/2008

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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