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Pacific University Oregon - School of Pharmacy
Pacific University Oregon - School of Pharmacy
  • Year founded: 2006
  • ENROLLED TOTAL: 100
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Pacific University Oregon - School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy School
Hillsboro
  • SDN RANKING 2
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 3 74 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS N/A 0 Responses

Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $45,153
  • Non - Resident Tuition $45,153
  • Application Fee $50
  • AVG PCAT N/A
  • AVG GPA 3.3

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Admissions Information

  • Graduate Admissions
  • Ste. 181
  • 190 SE 8th Ave.
  • Hillsboro 97123
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

Mission:
We prepare dynamic practitioners, leaders, and scholars to promote patient advocacy and advance the profession of pharmacy to deliver innovative and collaborative patient-centered care in diverse populations by building an interprofessional, learner-centered community.

Vision:
Create and sustain an interprofessional community of excellence in education, scholarship and practice which is widely recognized and respected.

Values:
- Innovation in teaching, learning, and scholarship - Leadership in patient and professional advocacy - Collaboration & collegiality - Integrity - Diversity & Inclusion

Curriculum

Our competency-based curriculum includes courses delivered in a modified block design. The structure provides a schedule that allows students to study one topic at a time before moving on to another content area. This method of education allows students to master each topic with a high level of mastery and promotes the integration of concepts in a planned and sequential manner.

The competency-based design encourages teamwork and collaboration among students and removes the competitive nature characteristic of many professional programs.

Team teaching by our faculty and use of technology further enhance our students experience at the Pacific University School of Pharmacy.

As part of their education, students also complete experiential components of the curriculum throughout their first and second didactic years. The third year is devoted entirely to advanced clinical experience.

Facilities

Pacific University's Pharmacy program is located on the Health Professions Campus in Hillsboro, Oregon. The fifth-largest city in Oregon, Hillsboro is an energetic suburb of Portland and home to the state's burgeoning high-tech industry. The Pacific University Hillsboro Campus is ideally situated in the heart of downtown Hillsboro's Health and Education District, creating strong partnerships with businesses and local leaders in healthcare and education.

Its location right along the MAX light-rail line also makes the campus an easy commute for graduate and professional students throughout the Portland area.

The campus includes two LEED-certified buildings, constructed in 2006 and 2010, featuring state-of-the-art classroom spaces, labs, clinics and student areas. Pacific also has office and high-tech classroom spaces in the award-winning Intermodal Transit Facility adjacent to campus.

The Pacific University School of Pharmacy offers a state-of-the-art research lab for faculty and staff innovation.

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 51
Negatively 11
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
5.18 71

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.21 72

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Develop a Veterans Club Organization that provides all veterans entitlement information when applying to the program (ie Gi Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program, etc)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell the student ambassadors to be more honest with applicants because people tend to catch on when they're given the same answers from every student they talk to." More from this Member | Report Response

"a lot of students seemed lost during the interview day, maybe provide a map? Nothing really to say." More from this Member | Report Response

"Inform people that you have to do rotations in either Oregon or Washington." More from this Member | Report Response

"Put more hotels on their suggestion list. Listed ones are expensive." More from this Member | Report Response

"Great job keeping applicants well informed." More from this Member | Report Response

"We had to do a team exercise and our team moderator, a current pharmacy student did not give us the" More from this Member | Report Response

"It would be nice to have a schedule of the next academic year available for candidates." More from this Member | Report Response

"none" More from this Member | Report Response

"knowing what time the interview was actually at would have been nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"Would be nice to know our exact interview time beforehand so that we can better schedule flights." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Why Pacific University Oregon School of Pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Pacific University? Why Pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy, why pacific?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your favorite book, movie or tv show?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do if you're stressed?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Pacific University?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What does professionalism mean to you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If an elderly lady comes in with a prescription 10X the recommended amount would you fill it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the most recent Non-Science Book you have read?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What's your plan, if you don't get accepted this year?" More from this Member | Report Response

"General: Why Pacific? Why Pharmacy? What particular field of pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you do on the team work activity? How did you group come to that conclusion? How do you work in a team? What are your 3 strengths and 3 weaknesses? Alot of other questions that I don't remember because it was one right after the other! " More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your understanding of the practitioner-scientist model?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the last non-science book u read and liked? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What have you done to improve your application? I had applied the previous year and hadn't even gotten an interview. I had to get more pharmacy experience and more community service. I did both!" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you work in groups? What role do you take in group work? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a pharmacist? Why Pacific?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Pharmacy? Why Pacific? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Share three strengths and weaknesses demonstrated in your application file." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy? Why Pacific?" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"Most difficult experience you had to overcome?" More from this Member | Report Response

"how do you manage stress" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself. Why pharmacy? " More from this Member | Report Response

"why pacific" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why choose Psychology?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to pursue a degree in psychology?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Standard questions about yourself, clinical experience and interests." More from this Member | Report Response

"You've come a long way from Texas. Why do you want to come to Pacific? Have you ever considered any other health profession?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would your friend describe you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself. Why Pharmacy? Why Pacific? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to attend Pacific University?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself? Why Pharmacy? Why Pacific?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why you selected Pacific Oregon ?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Lots of team-oriented questions. (ie how do you deal with team members, what is your role in a team, give an example when you were part of a team etc)" More from this Member | Report Response

"what would you do if you didnt get into pharmacy school this year?" More from this Member | Report Response

"The basic "Why Pacific?" and "Why Pharmacy?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"why pacific?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Pacific? Why Pharmacy? Could you see yourself working in a small community pharmacy? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Pharmacy, Why Pacific, What do you expect to see yourself doing in the next five years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy and why Pacific?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Pharmacy? Pacific?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what are your strengths and weaknesses" More from this Member | Report Response

"all different kinds of people come into the pharmacy and how to deal with them?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"(Open ended question) Tell us about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"What does professionalism mean to you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"What will be the pharmacy profession be like in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a positive and negative side of pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you had a bottle of tylenol with codeine that was prescribed to you, would you give some to a friend who needed it for pain?" More from this Member | Report Response

"They only asked me 3,4 very basic questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"If an elderly lady comes in with a prescription 10X the recommended amount would you fill it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"one word you think of when you hear pharmacist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"When all interviews end, how would like us to describe you to other comittees?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would I handle a situation where someone did something against my beliefs? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Pacific and not San Diego? (I live in San Diego)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What one thing would you like us to take back to the admissions committee?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What one thing would you like us to tell the Admissions Committee about you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions about future career plans." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing really" More from this Member | Report Response

"What surprised me most in the pharmacy." More from this Member | Report Response

"What should we tell the admissions committee about you, to convince them to accept you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name a book/movie/play that you've read or seen that you enjoyed. Why did you enjoy it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"All the questions were pretty generic" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you want to do in the future?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the last non-science book you read? Also, they asked me some specifics about volunteer work I mentioned earlier in the interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why graduate school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"they asked situational questions to see how i would handle stress/emotions" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you consider a weakness in your application?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if you don't get in this year?" More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing really, it was very conversational. " More from this Member | Report Response

"questions were very general. no surprises." More from this Member | Report Response

"N/A" More from this Member | Report Response

"None." More from this Member | Report Response

"compare LA to Oregon. " More from this Member | Report Response

"If you got a 89.5 % and did not pass the first assessment, how would you feel?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do I handle negative feedback?" More from this Member | Report Response

"They were all pretty standard questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"All standard questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"The questions were all generic. I was only asked one question about a pharmacy experience--"Describe a stressful situation you have observed or been a part of in a pharmacy."" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think is the upside of pharmacy and the downside of pharmacy." More from this Member | Report Response

"questions were all I expected, many team questions, one question was "would you still want to be a pharmacist if they made $40,000/year"" More from this Member | Report Response

"Which class would be the most difficult for you in pharmacy school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you view the (working) relationship of the pharmD and the techs? " More from this Member | Report Response

"How did I get Oregon and its people ?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What surprised you most in your first day at working in a pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"how do you feel about blocks being taught by multiple teachers" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were working at a retail pharmacy, and was giving a consultation for a drug with minor side effects, were you disclose those side effects knowing the possible psychological aspects of this information on the patient... " More from this Member | Report Response

"What or who made you want to get into pharmacy school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If someone was trying to ask for something that went against your beliefs, what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would I feel about different faculty members teaching the same block? (I had really never thought of it before than) " More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the last non-science book that you have read?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the last non-science book you read." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing" More from this Member | Report Response

"None" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have a "pharmacist hero"?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you know...(Someone's name) from where I was from." More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain the dosing of vancomycin. (it was a joke)" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you have a patient with a stroke and you have a party you are hosting, who is your priority?" More from this Member | Report Response

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