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  • Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Fort Lauderdale
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

2 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Questions about my application;Why had I taken classes at a community college. (I had one dual enrollment and 2 transient). Why I had 2 ''C''s on my application." Report Response

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

"Who influenced me to pursue pharmacy and why." Report Response

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

"Why pharmacy, why Nova?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name your favorite divalent cation. (Only because this was my first question and I was already really nervous)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interview, re-read over my personal statement and application information, researched the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are really nice and I like how all of the health professions share the same building (medical, dental, etc..)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview itself was really discouraging. The interviewers spent the entire interview just pointing out all the negative things about my application. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have known to prepare to answer questions on why I wasn't a 4.0 student and why I didn't have a 99 composite on my PCAT." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I enjoyed everything about the school itself. I really liked the facilities and seeing all the students dressed in scrubs. The actual interview, however, was really bad. I felt the interviewers were really rude and condescending. I was asked to explain everything on my application and no matter what answer I gave they never seemed satisfied. I was expecting the interview to be about getting to know ME better but it wasn't like that at all. They didn't care about who I was only why I wasn't the perfect applicant." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/10/2007

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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