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

How did the interview impress you?


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?

10 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What was the most interesting question?

"Since it has been over a month, I can only recall one. What is the thing that you want us to remember about you the most?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me some current healthcare issues, not only pharmacy? I thought it was difficult, because it was too general. There are tons of things we can talk about, but I guessed it was all right." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Check out SDN. Review my application forms before the interview. Think about some common questions. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people over there are very friendly and helpful. The three interviewers are impressively professional and dedicated. They do take everyone seriously and study individual's files carefully before the interview. That's what gets me. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. Maybe the building is sort of old." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The Whole experience is GREAT! On my day, there are totally four people for the interview. I am the first one at 1:00pm, but I was told to come at noon for a half hour essay. Each of us has a different topic. Mine is a drug issue, not an ethical question. Then there is an optional half hour tour. My interview started right after the tour. The three interviewers gave me firm warm handshakes and brief self-introductions first. They are very nice and humour. That made me much more relaxed. The questions they asked are more difficult. 2/5 of the questions are about your own experience. From this, you knew they did take some time to study you. It will be good to review your own application forms before the interview. The rest questions are ethical and situation quesitons. In general, my feeling, they did not usually ask those common questions that most other schools asked. They are unique and creative. The only way out is really just to be yourself. Do not worry about one or two quesitons that you could not answer. I guessed they just encouraged you to think critically and give the best shot. I got my admission letter on March 5th. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?


Where did you stay?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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