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  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Richmond
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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)?

"All the same stuff on here already, pretty much." Report Response

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

"Why Pharmacy? Why VCU?" Report Response

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

"What are some current problems facing healthcare?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are some current problems facing healthcare?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Meh, none were too difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Seems like a good program, students are glad to be there, close proximity to other health schools. The people who interviewed me were friendly, intelligent, and didn't try to stress me out." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Dean and some of the students were a bit arrogant, though perhaps it's warranted. Classes during P1 are 8:00 to 5:00, kind of intense. Not many elective slots." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The area can be a little confusing, parking situation is not good. Give yourself plenty of time to find parking as the deck was full. Also, how easy and short the essay would be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't sweat the interview, read the feedback questions, relax, and good luck." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Other

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/29/2011

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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