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  • University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Pittsburgh
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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

"Why pharmacy?" Report Response

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

"Why Pitt?" Report Response

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

"What will be the biggest challenge going to pharmacy school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Because I have a strong background in pharmaceutical research, I was asked why PharmD instead of Ph.D. This opened a unique opportunity for discussion." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I was only asked 3 questions in 45 minutes. So the lack of direction was the most difficult part; it was very challenging to keep on task with the question and to cover all aspects that I wanted to cover " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Had friends that are Pitt alumni ask me 'interview' questions that I pulled from this website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"You have classes with ALL pharmacy students from your year; there is a huge (and very important) commradery amongst classmates. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"All classes are held within 3 lecture halls and 1 laboratory, all in one buildind, which is very surprising for such a huge university ." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The first half-hour was a group q/a session with about 10 candidates and 6 current Pitt pharmacy students. It was very welcoming! Everyone (students and administrators) was very nice. The tour was good and the tour guide was such a proud Pitt Pharmacy student! The interviewers were very straight-faced, but somewhat warm throughout the interview. I feel good about the flow of the day." Report 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/10/2007

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

9 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?

9 out of 10

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