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  • University of Iowa College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Iowa City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 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?

3

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 you were a pharmacist and had four techs working for you and were forced to fire one, which one would you choose and why?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What three qualities make an ethical pharmacist?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What was the last book you read?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were on a deserted island what three items would you take?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading potential questions and practicing" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"We got to meet Dean Micheal Kelly and he was extremely nice and interested in us." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They started the day right away without any general introduction to the school or the people. I also did not enjoy the interview-it was three people going through a list of set questions. They were very hard to interact with and that seemed true for most of the others as well." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Some of the first year classes are with other pre-professional students, and we were told that the classroom can get very full." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone was nice, but I did not get the same sense of welcome that I got at other schools." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/20/2010

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

4 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"They were very easy to access" Report Response

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