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  • Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Loma Linda
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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 your pharmacy work/volunteer experience in Africa. What are the differences between pharmacies in Africa and in the USA?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Pharmacy school is demanding- you have to take more than your usual credits and work at the same time. How will you cope with this?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What is your weakness?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"How was I going to incorporate my previous degree with pharmacy." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"There weren't any difficult questions - basically they ask questions from your personal statement and want to know about you." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mock interviews, read this website, looked at practice questions online, and asked my friends to ask me impromptu questions at random times then asked them for feedback and READ my personal statement a couple times." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the relaxed atmosphere, the christian environment, the healthy vegetarian lunch that was provided." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The small building and limited facilities - the pharmacy school is located in the basement of the building. There is just 3 rooms for lectures and a lab. The tour took 5 mins - that should be self-explanatory." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"there's a 1 page writing sample - You're given about 20 mins. It was "define and discuss your personal mission". It'll take you about 10 mins - not too bad." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I stressed out too much before hand - but I had nothing to worry about. It was a relaxing atmosphere and the administrative staff were helpful. Just be yourself. I got accepted so I must have done something right." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

ONT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Good Night Inn (Redlands)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2007

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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