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  • SUNY - University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy School
  • Buffalo
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

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 and not doctor or nurse or other health career?" Report Response

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

"What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"What would you do for the next year if you didn't get in to any pharmacy schools?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Define ethics and give an example of an ethical issue." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you turned on a hot water faucet, and after 10 seconds the water was still not warm, are you wasting energy?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practice, looking at UB website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I really liked the atmosphere - seemed very uncompetitive and friendly, and all of the students and faculty seemed really nice. And I was impressed by the labs and facilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The area - Buffalo is cold, economically depressed, and boring." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviews were pretty casual - nothing to stress over!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I got nervous because it was my 1st interview and I thought I messed up, but I think they're very understanding of that because I got in anyway." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hamilton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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