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  • University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Duluth
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"What drew you to pharmacy? " Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you see the field of pharmacy evolving?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think the weaknesses of the U of M are?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my essays and PharmCas application. Reviewed school's website in detail." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Student camraderie and laid back atmosphere. New facilities opening next year. Faculty appear approachable." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much. The admissions staff did try to stress the connectedness of the Twin Cities and Duluth campus while the student panel essentially said the students of the two campuses feel separate." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They gave an optional main campus tour (not the pharmacy school) which I took and it was first. It put me at ease by letting me get to know a few other applicants before the interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Optional broad campus tour at 11-12 Opening comments, address from dean 12-1 Interview 1-2 Pharmacy school tour 2-3 Student Panel 3-4 (the order of the interview, tour, panel is random and different for different applicants) The whole atmosphere was pretty friendly and the interview was conversational but professional and my interviewer seemed to want to get down to business and cover his questions for me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

10/13/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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