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  • University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Baltimore
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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

6 interviewed and 2 for student panel

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)?

"Most of the questions are on this forum like why should we pick you, why UMB, why pharmacy, what motivated you for pharmacy, why not research and pharmacy (because i worked in research)" Report Response

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

"How do you handle your stress? How do you organize your time? For pharmacy school you need lot of skills, do you have them? If you have them how did you use them in your previous work or academic situation?" Report Response

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

"Lot of questions about the personal statement? Why did you get all these experiences? How this experience helped you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"This was asked by professor. she asked me Have you ever been any cultural situation? If yes, how did you handle it and how did you deal with it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Everything was already expected and no odd questions all were what are general interview questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went thru all the questions on this forum for all top 10 school. Also, practiced with professors, friends, and my husband. In addition, when ever i had free time, though of various question and wrote the answers so sounds like me and is clear. I went thru UMB website couple of times, and researched the background for all professors on admissions committee" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Environment for interview. Really good oragnization of interview. everyone had to go thru same sessions but different order. My interview started with essay, then student panel (which was not graded), then student interview with 2 present student, then interview with 1 professor, and lastly, group discussion with 8 other interviwees and 3 student (2 current student, and 1 alumni)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That people at interview are really friendly and makes you feel comfortable and less stressful" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Just be yourself at the interview and people at interview are really nice so donot be nervous." 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?

7 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?

Other

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

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?

02/04/2010

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

10 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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Really helpful. Explain them your problem and they are available to help" Report Response

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