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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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?

Closed file

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

"Why pharmacy?" Report Response

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

"What are some positive and negative aspects of pharmacy?" Report Response

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

"What extracurriculars did you participate in, other than volunteering?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What makes you stand out from all the other applicants?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What did you learn from the pharmacist that you shadowed while volunteering?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN forums, mock interviews with friends/family" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school spirit! Everyone I spoke to loved the school. The main campus is very pretty as well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Building didn't seem as high tech as some of the other schools, but supposedly they're expanding." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That all the PharmD students/faculty members were really nice and laid-back...I was really nervous before going in but the presentation before the interview helped a lot. I was stress-free by the time I met up with my student interviewer...the entire interview process seemed like one big conversation...and 20 minutes were done before I knew it. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"In a word...it was fun. I expected it to be stressful, but it wasn't...just talk to the interviewers as though you were talking to someone you knew. Everyone seemed very cheerful and helpful there." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

LAX

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/18/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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