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  • University of Iowa College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Iowa City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

3

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"If you were stranded on a desert island, what three things would you bring?" Report Response

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

"What was the last book you read and why did you like it? " Report Response

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

"Why pharmacy and why Iowa?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you deal with budget issues in your pharmacy? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at Iowa's website, looked at SDN feedback and practiced answers to typical interview questions. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were extremely friendly and pretty laid back. The dean made a huge effort to talk to everyone and was very nice. The pharmacy students involved in the process (mainly P1s) were very helpful. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was nice to talk to other applicants and to see the facilities. The writing portion was very easy and the interview was fairly stress-free. " 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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?

10 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?

10 out of 10

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