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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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 do you want to be a pharmacist?" Report Response

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

"Why do you choose UCSD?" Report Response

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

"What book did you read recently? How did you demonstrate your leadership skills?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you find out one of your friend got the answer for tomorrow's exam and ask you to come over to look at it, what would you do? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Look at SDN and school's website. Also practiced the interview with my friends and family members." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The pharmacy school building is new and very modern. All professors and students there were really nice and friendly, whcih made me very comfortable. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"School didn't give us any formal campus tour (you have to ask the students to give you a tour if you want. But this is optional and I didn't ask since I was kind of nervous and nobody asked that.) " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"My interview was on Saturday (noon) and it was very bad traffic driving from Orange county. I left my house more than 2hrs before the interview time, but I was almost late to interview. Fortunately, I arrived there 10 min early but I was very nervous for the whole time." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/11/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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