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  • University of California San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy School
  • La Jolla
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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 UCSD? What do you want to do once becoming a pharmacist? (clinical? retail? research?)" Report Response

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

"Strength/Weakness in terms of leadership? How do you release your stress?" Report Response

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

"You worked at pharmacy over 4 years.. Do you enjoy working in retail?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Writing Essay: What character will you be in a novel you read?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Any specific disease you are interested in studying?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practiced by myself by answering questions. Speak out loud and try to pretend I am interviewed." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very relaxed. They really just want to know you." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is nothing to be nervous about this interview. It's very easy-going style of interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school focuses on research/clinical so if looking for retail, not a good fit for you." Report 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?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Southwest

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego/ Del Mar

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/05/2011

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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