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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Pomona
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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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?

Open file

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"If you were working in a group and you had a member who wasn't participating, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"Why a PharmD instead of a PhD (I have a background in research)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They were all standard interview questions--nothing too interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why pursue a PharmD instead of a PhD?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interview feedback, prepared questions from Western's website, brushed up on current health topics" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I really liked the people I interviewed with. They were enthusiastic and really cool. The classroom facilities are also nice. Oh, and I was accepted, so that left a positive impression :)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The campus location in Pomona is not ideal, but I suppose it will encourage me to study more." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I had gone to an information session so nothing was a surprise." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was very informal so I walked away feeling like I wasn't able to sell myself (since I am used to more direct, science-based questions). I was expecting them to ask me next, "what is your favorite color?"" 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/02/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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