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  • University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Baltimore
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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

"Is this your first choice school?" Report Response

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

"What will you do if you don't get admitted to a pharmacy school?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if someone presented you with a narcotic prescription that you thought was suspicious?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you know how to adjust a carburetor? I felt good about this - it showed the interviewer had read my application essay." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Your background is unconventional for pharmacy. How do you know you would succeed here?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the school website, a book on interviewing, and this website. I also picked three current pharmacy issues and studied up. I went to the interview with notes - a list of questions, and printouts of the faculty bios. It impressed my faculty interviewer that I knew something about him. I also bought a suit, because business attire was specified. I was glad I did this. A few people were dressed a little too casually, and they were the ones with their heads down." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I've visited the school three times, and each time, I meet students who are friendly and excited to be there. It's nice to see the enthusiasm." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Well, the neighborhood is funky, but I live nearby, and I already knew about this. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was stressed out preparing, but once I got there, I felt better. Everyone was nice. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

01/22/2006

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?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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