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  • University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • San Francisco
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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What got you interested in pharmacy? At no point did they ask me why UCSF...I bet they already know why." Report Response

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

"What are some of the issues facing pharmacists where you work? Solutions?" Report Response

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

"Elaborate on [something from my biographical info]- be prepared to explain stuff you brought up and to offer examples =-)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about issues in healthcare that you see as shaping the future of pharmacy." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a typical day for you." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, prepared answers for all questions. The situational Q's I was asked came right off SDN! Also read book on how to answer interview Q's and read lots and lots of articles about pharmacy." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Awesome location, very nice people." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Seemingly expensive and limited housing in the city. Parking situation sucks- and why did they put the parking structure on the side of the school with the beautiful view? Also, I wonder how the school would hold up in the next massive earthquake." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"No surprises; just try to have someone to drop you off instead of worrying about parking." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very welcoming and friendly people. Asked questions from the biographical info part of my application and also lots of questions you can find listed on this site. They wanted me to answer all of their questions first and then gave me lots of time at the end to ask them questions, so I was not turning many of their questions back on them." 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?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/04/2006

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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