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  • Ferris State University College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Big Rapids
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Tell us about an experience when you had to help someone who didn't know how to speak English." Report Response

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

"Name all the pharmacy fields you can and the role of the pharmacist in each field. Be specific as possible." Report Response

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

"What are your hobbies?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They asked me what was one of my hobbies which I said playing soccer. They asked me if I could demonstrate how I would teach someone how to kick a ball since pharmacy is big on counseling the patients on how to take their meds." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews at home" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions staff was very friendly and so was the faculty member who interviewed me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school's lack of diversity. No tour of the facilities." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be interviewing with one faculty member and two p4 students would be in the room taking notes. It was more nerve wracking to me with more people in the room. Also, you do your first two years at the big rapids campus. On your third year you can choose to go to the Kalamazoo or Big Rapids campus." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"When you come in, you can pretty much start the process right away. You do a written essay for thirty minutes and then wait for your interview. After that, there is an optional presentation of the curriculum you can attend. That was it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

No Response

How did the tourguide seem?

No Response

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

< $100

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?

Country Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/01/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

3 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?

"Give a tour of the campus." Report Response

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