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  • Howard University College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Why pharmacy? Why Howard? If a friend was cheating, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"What makes you a better candidate than the other applicants? Where do you see yourself in pharmacy in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"What qualities would make you successful in the program?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing. They were all general and expected." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What qualities do you have that would make you successful in the program? They basically want you to brag about yourself, which I am not good at doing." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed basic derivatives." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Location." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school is old and looks it. Some construction. Not very technologically advanced. Budget cuts have caused them to be short staffed in offices so responses are slow. We were told we could find out about acceptance/denial anywhere from one month to 6 months after our interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the math quiz was so easy. I was stressed out about it but it is literally cross multiplying fractions, a few VERY basic derivatives, and adding and multiplying decimals... Oh and converting, mg, g, kg and such. Very simple math..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, this is my number one pick just based on location, (DC is a nice city) however because of the lack of technology and disorganized process I am starting to reconsider." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

2 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/14/2009

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 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?

2 out of 10

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