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  • Texas A&M Health Sciences Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Kingsville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"What do you like most and least about working in a pharmacy? Then they grilled me on my answers for like 15 minutes" Report Response

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

"When you are a pharmacist, how will you convince a patient who cannot afford his medication to take it anyway?" Report Response

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

"What interests you most about the A&M curriculum?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"1. How well do you handle change? 2. What will you do if you are not accepted into pharmacy school this year? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"1. If you are accepted to every school that you have applied (and we are assuming you have applied to several), what will be the determining factor for the school you choose? (I bombed this question because it was obvious A&M was not my first choice) 2. What interests you about the southern region of Texas? (I also bombed this question)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN - and consequently I was completely unprepared. They did not ask me a single question from their website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How high-tech and new the campus is. I also like that the students are expected to dress professionally every day." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewers were jerks. They did not ask me a single question about my accomplishments, and they didn't crack a smile during the entire interview. Also, the campus location sucks." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You are expected to write each interviewer a thank-you email. Remember their names! I didn't know jack about A&M's specific curriculum" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was accepted to both UT and UH, and FINALLY got in to A&M after being put on the wait list. The interview went horribly - I don't think A&M got to know me at all based on the application or the interview. Waste of my time." 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?

4-6 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?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Super 8

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/12/2009

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Change the application so that the application can express their full accomplishments" Report Response

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