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  • Thomas Jefferson University Jefferson College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

"Tell me a little bit about yourself. Why did you choose Jefferson? Why did you choose pharmacy as a career?" Report Response

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

"Tell me a situation in which you had to overcome a frustrating situation, either at work or school, and how you were able to over come it." Report Response

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

"How does your the major that you declared for (mine was biology) relate to pharmacy (if it does at all? How does math and chemistry fit in with pharmacy?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you have any questions for us? (they were able to answer all the questions that I had, which helped a lot to ease my stress since I wasn't the only one talking)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Think back to a time where you had a disagreement with a professor and how you resolved that situation. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went over my speaking skills, practiced with questions like: what was my favorite course in college, why Jefferson (basically very general questions). Also ate a good breakfast and got lots of sleep the night before (didn't want look tired). " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"It was laid back interview to help me feel comfortable." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Would have like to see inside more of the buildings on the tour. We got to see inside the apartment complex, but did not get to see the dorms, cafe, or inside the sites for the practical use." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How laid back it would be, I was expecting to be questioned about grades and coursework, but did not get much of that. It would have been nice to know that so I did not stress out so much the night before." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall a really laid back interview and really helped to set the mood for the time I was there. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/12/2009

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 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?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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