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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

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 are you interested in pharmacy?" Report Response

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

"Why not another health care field?" Report Response

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

"What kind of extracurricular activities did you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you choose between USC and UCSF?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is a negative aspect of pharmacy?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Thought up a list of potential questions they could ask and wrote answers for them. Researched pharmacy and healthcare reform. Tried NOT to memorize everything but to have a general idea of what to say." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The professor was very nice and chatty, as were the students. The students sold the program well and made me really want to go to USC." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The area is not to great." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Don't be nervous, it's actually quite a relaxed interview!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

No Response

How did the tourguide seem?

No Response

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marengo Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/22/2011

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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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