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  • Appalachian College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Oakwood
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

First two students followed by one faculty member and a pharmacist.

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)?

"What is success to you?" Report Response

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

"How would you define professionalism?" Report Response

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

"Give an example of a time you were working in a group with people who weren't carrying their weight, how did you handle this?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were in the shoes of the interviewer right now, what would you look for in applicants for this school and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What has been your biggest academic disappointment? (This isn't necessarily a difficult question but it caught me off guard, therefore it was the one I struggled with the most)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I had my parents google common pharmacy school interview questions and ask them to me, and then I had a formal mock interview with my adviser, and after that I went through the interview feedback sections of SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone at the school was extremely welcoming and tremendously helped to calm my nerves. It was very clear that all of the students there genuinely love the school and wanted to help make the applicants more calm about the interview process." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, I truly loved everything about this school, even the small town. In my opinion, its better to be in a place with less distractions when you are obtaining a doctorate degree in as little as three years anyways." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have known that the overall process was not nearly as scary and intimidating as I expected it to be, there really is nothing to stress about. The whole process went very smoothly for me and that is saying a lot because I was NERVOUS." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I fell in love with this school the minute I stepped in the door. For those of you reading this to prepare for an upcoming interview, do not stress out about it! Just relax and try to enjoy the day, everyone there is rooting for you to succeed." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

0-1 hour

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?

Home

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?

December 5, 2015

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?

7 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None that I can think of. From what I've experienced, the admissions office is very friendly and on top of their game." Report Response

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