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University of Colorado Denver Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Colorado Denver Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Year founded: 1911
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University of Colorado Denver Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (UCDENVER-PHARM)
Pharmacy School
Aurora
  • SDN RANKING 3
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 3 70 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS 5 1 Responses

Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $25,600
  • Non - Resident Tuition $39,280
  • Application Fee $50
  • AVG PCAT 50.0
  • AVG GPA 3.4

Crime: Detailed Stats >

Admissions Information

  • Office of Student Services
  • Mail Stop C238
  • 12850 East Montview Boulevard
  • Aurora 80045
  • United States

School Overview

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 60
Negatively 4
No change 3

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
4.53 68

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.89 64

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None" More from this Member | Report Response

"No suggestions. They have been quite helpful and friendly." More from this Member | Report Response

"Try to put the application materials online and have the ability to accept/decline offer online as well." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do not yell at the applicants for not bringing their own writing utensil because it was stated in the e-mail. I looked through all my e-mails and it was never mentioned. Continue to providing lodging and housing information." More from this Member | Report Response

"The admissions office should work on communicating with the applicants. I was told in my interview offer email that there would only be one interviewer, and they surprised us by adding a community pharmacist to the interview. There was also a major typo on my itinerary that nearly caused me to be late for the interview itself. Additionally, they should consider holding the interviews in a location other than the faculty offices. My interviewer's office was so cramped with all 3 of us inside that I was much too close for comfort to them. You shouldn't be able to smell their lunches on their breath when they speak." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview duration is too long. They should set up slots before hand so people don't have to wait and can leave early" More from this Member | Report Response

"There was a lot of down time during the day; they didn't seem as prepared as they could have been..." More from this Member | Report Response

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

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

"What is the role of pharmacists?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is an important value to you?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Name the biggest issue in Pharmacy" More from this Member | Report Response

"(1) Why pharmacy" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think is the biggest issue in healthcare?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to go to Colorado?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Same questions as on interview feedback. Was not surprised by any question." More from this Member | Report Response

"What role does a pharmacist play that all other health career professionals don't get to experience?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a time in which you worked in a group with a person of different ethics than yours, and how did you handle the situation." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Why U Colorado?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what motivates you to become a pharmacists?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some of your pharmacy experiences?" More from this Member | Report Response

"All of the formal questions are already posted on here, no surprises." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you stand out from the other pharmacy school candidates?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name one time you encountered someone with different ethical or moral values" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why should you be admitted over other applicants?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why kind of pharmacy do you want to practice" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about a time you make a mistake and how did you correct it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to study pharmacy at UC Denver" More from this Member | Report Response

"What made you choose to apply here?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is one of the biggest problems concerning health care." More from this Member | Report Response

"Name a situation where you and someone else had clashing moral or ethic values and how did you handle it." More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe an ethical situation you might encounter in a pharmacy." More from this Member | Report Response

"What made you choose pharmacy and UC Denver?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why UC Denver?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you do to research pharmacy and come to choose it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why pharmacy? What qualities should a pharmacist have?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me how you researched pharmacy and came to choose pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the essay about and your position on the issue?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is one achievement you are proud of?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the biggest problem in healthcare? What are the causes, and how do we solve it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a challenge you had to overcome/what is one of your greatest accomplishments?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What has prepared you to be a pharmacist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Student/Faculty member joint interview: Stock questions were pretty common... what made you want to pursue pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What sets you apart from all the other candidates?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your biggest accomplishment" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"If you were a patient, what would you expect of your pharmacist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"see above, also, "what was the article you read about" (the essay you have to write is based off of a short health-care related article, so be able to recount the main ideas for the interview)" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"tell me bout ur self" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do outside of the curriculum to enforce what you're learning?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a difficulty you have had and how did it affect you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what is the majour health concern today and how do we get over it? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What motivate you to become pharmacist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name 3 adjectives that describe yourself?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What three character traits best describe you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe and academic accomplishment and how you went about achieveing it." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a goal you have accomplished recently that you feel good about?" More from this Member | Report Response

"One goal Ive accomplished that I feel great about" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me why you are interested in Pharmacy." More from this Member | Report Response

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

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

"Tell us about yourself and how you became interested in pharmacy." More from this Member | Report Response

"tell us about your academic acheivement that you are proud of" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you describe effective teamwork?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself. I covered the following area: 1. Personal reasons for desiring to become a pharmacist. 2. Professional reasons " ......." 3. Qualities and traits I posessed: a. Integrity/ethics...I gave example of how I resolved an ethical situation. b. Work ethic, desire to succeed. c. People skills etc..etc.. d. Education experience to include PCAT scores, grade point averages etc...etc..(this is a closed interview and if you have good grades and a strong record, how is the time to share it with the person)." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you prefer to study in groups or by yourself?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"One of your classmates is complaining that their next rotation is at a homeless shelter. How would you respond?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What does a pharmacist do beside dispensing drugs." More from this Member | Report Response

"Any setbacks? How did you learn from it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What else would you like the admission's committee to know about you." More from this Member | Report Response

"The thing I did that I was most proud of." More from this Member | Report Response

"What separates your decision in specific question 2 from other candidates?" More from this Member | Report Response

"When have you had different ethics than someone and how did you resolve it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You have to write an essay about an ethical situation and take a stance." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing. 5 standard questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a time when someone had different ethics or morals than you? How did you handle the situation?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Were you ever in a situation with a person that had different ethics than yourself? What was it and what were the outcomes?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Is ethics an important part of being a Pharmacist? Discuss a time when you had to make a difficult decision" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a time when you had to change your way of thinking or approaching a situation." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the biggest problem in health care." More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a time when you had to face a difficult situation and how you used ethics and morals to resolve it." More from this Member | Report Response

"What sticks out to you in the curriculum?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about a time you had to make a moral or ethical choice." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think the role of professors are in your education?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a current healthcare issue and how do we solve it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What motivates you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are other opportunities for pharmacists to serve the community?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is pharmacy's role in healthcare? This opened up a lot of avenues for describing what you like about pharmacy, what you don't, what your experiences in other healthcare fields have been, etc... open ended!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Several questions about the article - pay attention" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do to fix the healthcare crisis, and what is the biggest cause?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Should we move to universal healthcare and if so what are the major obstacles and what ways exist to deal with them." More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you come to the decision to pursue pharmacy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"They were all pretty standard; "what do you know about pharmacy/what experience with the field have you had", "what acheivement are you most proud of", "what are pharmacists committed to"" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are pharmacists committed to with their job?" More from this Member | Report Response

"your uniquness" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is pharmacy's role in the nation? What is the biggest problem in healthcare? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What does pharmacy profession committ to?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why should the school choose you from the rest of the applicant?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"My thoughts on Plan B being prescribed by pharmacists." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about the emergency contraception bill?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about the Colorado bill that would allow pharmacists to prescribe emergency contraception?" More from this Member | Report Response

"A question based off of the short article you will read for the writing exercise." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do I think about the new bill on emergency contraceptives." More from this Member | Report Response

"What are qualities of a good pharmacist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the number one health concern in America today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you feel is the number one concern facing healthcare?" More from this Member | Report Response

"After reading an article for the essay question, they asked me in the interview about online pharmacies from canada impact on pharmacies in the US (the good and the bad about it)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What qualities make for an ideal pharmacist?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What would you do if you saw one of your classmates cheating?" More from this Member | Report Response

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School Reviews

School Reviews

Results Overview

Overall, how satisfied are you with this program?

Response Avg # Responders
9.00 1

0 = Terrible, 10 = World Class

What do you like most?

"Challenging teaching environment that provides skills needed to maintain competency in pharmacotx and encourages students to excel. Reputable faculty with strong clinical backgrounds that maintain their clinical duties while teaching and seem to enjoy teaching." | Report Response

What do you like least?

"It can be competitive. Stress is another big factor due to high expectations from faculty but it's a double edged in my opinion. The motivation that stems from this can easily turn to panic/fear of failing give the right set of circumstances." | Report Response

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