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  • University of Washington School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Seattle
Overall Experience

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?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

""It says you have been out of school since last June. What have you been doing since then?"" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

""What do you like to do for fun?"" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

""It says you are interested in both clinical pharmacy and community pharmacy- can you make the distinction between the two?"" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

""If there was a distinction between in-vivo and in-vitro tests, what could be the cause of this discrepency?"- The interviewer was making a reference to my background (both research and education)." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

""Seeing how close you are with your brother (because I mentioned I had to become a mother for him while my parents were going through some tough times), what would do if your family went through some problems again while you were in pharmacy school (My family lives in California)?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched a ton about the school, knew my applications (both pharmcas and UW supplemental), talked to students already there, looked over possible questions on SDN and wrote possible questions down from reading my applications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people are super duper nice and the faculty are very encouraging of students' endeavors- Seattle is beautiful,modern, and culturally diverse." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students told me that their travel between classes was pretty hectic due to the congestion within the stairs/elevators." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To practice the writing portion and remember the rules. It says explicitely to write within the designated lines. I failed to read this until after I had corrected my essay and made corrections outside of the box. I had to quickly erase what I wrote." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was great! Know your application, and yourself, and remember to write within the box!!!" 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?

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?

SEA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Crown Plaza- use Hotwire!!

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/28/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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