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  • University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • San Francisco
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why have you picked pharmacy in particular?" Report Response

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

"Do you think your experience working with animals help you work with people?" Report Response

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

"What are your study habits?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What kind of running shoes do you wear?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read my essays and read through articles about pharmacy and the healthcare field. I also read almost everything on the school's web pages." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions people were very friendly and helpful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I felt my interviewer was tired and annoyed by the time he got to me. I was the last of his 3 interviews of the day. He sometimes stared at the cieling while I was talking or asking him a question." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I didn't know UCSF invented clinical pharmacy." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was just ok. I couldn't get a good read on either of the interviewers, and I felt like either crying or throwing up afterward. It could hae been because I was so nervous, though. All it all, it was just plain bizarre." 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?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

OAK

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

The Red Victorian

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/09/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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