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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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?

Open file

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)?

"science-based questions (above)" Report Response

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

"who were your o-chem professors? (he knew one of them)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"As a teaching assistant, what do you do when a student asks you a question you don't know? I do not do any research, yet he asked me these questions: What are some methods you can use to determine protein structure? How do changes in DNA affect the cell? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you only apply to 3 schools? Are you that confident you will get in? What if you don't get accepted this year? If you get into ucsf, will you still go to usc? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"studentdoctor.net, practice interviewinig with a friend several times, re-read my essays/resume" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students seemed very nice, it was a very non-stressful environment " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the faculty- my interviewer seemed a bit rude. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the interview was way too short. I didn't like how my interviewer asked me science-based questions. Overall I did not get a good impression of the school. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

2 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

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/18/2006

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

3 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?

9 out of 10

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