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  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Richmond
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

No Response

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Why pharmacy/VCU?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What field of pharmacy do you see yourself in?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"How do you describe a leader, what qualities should they possess?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a summer experience and what you took away from it?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What aspects of pharmacy do feel will be challenging for you?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, prepared answers to obvious questions, spoke with practicing pharmacists" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were down to earth and very honest about answering questions. You got to meet students from different classes who are experiencing different aspects of pharmacy. The school has fairly new technology that is beneficial for learning in the classroom/labs." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it is not stressful! This interview was very laid back and there is no need to overwork yourself into becoming a stress ball." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No 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?

0-1 hour

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?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

No Response

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/10/2010

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?

9 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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