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  • University of Iowa College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Iowa City
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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?

Closed file

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

"Why pharmacy and why Iowa?" Report Response

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

"What do you do to relax?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if a customer came up to you angry and said you gave them the wrong pills?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who is your role model and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to attend Iowa?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Iowa's website and pharmacy program details. Reviewed prepared answers to general interview questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"One of the assistant Deans said he wanted to talk with everyone there by the end of the day, and he did. It made you feel like they were interested in you as a person rather than just your GPA and PCAT." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The Dean said they really like diversity and almost made me feel like I had less of a chance of getting in because I was from Iowa." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"N/A" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was my first interview, but I thought it was very personal given the circumstances and very well organized. There was an essay portion, a tour, and an intervew. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/04/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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