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  • Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Downers Grove
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?

55 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why pharmacy?" Report Response

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

"How do you define leadership?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any suggestions for asking a test question that shows you really know the material? (i.e. not multiple choice)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"See #3" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See #3. I really wasn't prepared for the question about suggestions for test questions. I thought it a rather odd question, but fair and it wasn't that hard to think of an example." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, job prep sites" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Even though they have a larger class size, everyone seemed to genuinely care about your success. The attention you get personally seems to be on par with or better than smaller classes." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Tuition costs and cost of living. On campus living is most likely a must and you have to have a car for rotations." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. If you read the general interviewing tips and can write a basic essay, you should do fine." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"As I stated earlier, the instructors were all very nice and really seem to go out of their way to put you at ease. If you are stressing over this interview, don't! That's not to say they are a breeze, but rather a testament to the importance Midwestern places on making you comfortable." 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

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?

02/03/2010

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

7 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?

9 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Need to work more on the financial aid presentation. The woman giving it didn't communicate very effectively and there was a lot of information on the website about scholarships that wasn't given during the presentation." Report Response

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