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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Pomona
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

professor and first year student

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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Tell us what you would do when one member of your team refuses to participate/cooperate." Report Response

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

"Why WesternU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Critical thinking question. They had a paper on the table that had a critical thinking question on it. It gave details about drug A,B,C,D and details about patient X and asks you to pick a treatment." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None of the questions were difficult. It was incredibly laid back." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview w friend, read SDN, studied my answers to questions on the app to remind myself of reasons for Pharmacy" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The professor and student interviewer as well as student hosts were very friendly. While waiting to be called for my interview the first and second year students came over and made sure we were all comfortable and relaxed for our interview. It was so much fun chatting with them and getting their perspective!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing was really negative. I had attended an info session a few months prior and already got acquainted with the school. So I didn't participate in their optional tour at the end." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. I have friends attending the school so it was very useful asking them questions about their interview and getting a better understanding of the process before getting there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Be yourself. I know everyone says that but remember you've already got a foot in the door with an interview invite. They just want to meet you to make sure you'd fit in with their school and exude a confidence in completing the program if admitted. Have fun!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/30/2010

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

8 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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 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?

No Response

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