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  • University of Colorado Denver Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy School
  • Aurora
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"What is one of the biggest problems concerning health care." Report Response

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

"How do you handle situations where someone has different ethics than you." Report Response

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

"Give an example when you had to deal with a moral/ethical situation." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the biggest problem in health care." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are some ethical situations that arise in pharmacy?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How big and beautiful their campus was. Two new hospitals with one on the way. They also are pushing inter-professional learning, which I think is pretty cool." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That I was practically screamed at for not bringing a pen. The area I wouldn't say is "bad" but it is up and coming." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"BRING YOUR OWN PEN/PENCIL!! Make sure you study their curriculum for the essay section. You can bring all your stuff/luggage with you and they will keep it in their offices and you'll have access to it as long as someone is around." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pros: great campus, one-year residency, accessible public transportation, and close to Denver. Cons: essay proctor was mean, they really try to scare you with the whole "bad" area thing, they threaten you about making it to school no matter what weather conditions are out there. I would say that the pros definitely outweigh the cons." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

DEN

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/14/2011

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"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." Report Response

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