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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 | I was asked this question too

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

"science-based questions (above)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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 | I was asked this question too

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 | I was asked this question too

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 | I was asked this question too

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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