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  • University of Southern California School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Los Angeles
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

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?

20 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 me a challenge regarding the future of pharmacy." Report Response

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

"What are some positive and negative aspects that you experience while working in the pharmacy?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your volunteer experience. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really interesting. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really difficult. Just be prepared to talk about yourself. They really didn't ask any technical or situational question. All the questions were about me." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read SDN and went over my essays. Remember not to memorize exactly what you want to say. Just know what you what to say and let it flow out naturally during the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The current students there are very nice and have lots of pride in their school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There was no formal tour of the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was really nervous the night before the interview!! But, remember you will do fine. If I can do it and get accepted, you can too! Please be confident in yourself." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my first interview so I was initially very nervous, but there really is no reason to be nervous. My best advice is to remember to be confident in yourself; there's a reason why they ask you to come interview with them. Overall, the faculty and student interviewers were really nice. They basically asked me questions regarding the 300 word essay I wrote. It's a great school and I'm happy to say I got in!!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/20/2007

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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