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  • Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Columbus
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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?

Open file

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

"Why pharmacy? Why OSU?" Report Response

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

"Think of a time when you were under a significant amount of stress because you didn't think you had enough time to complete something. How did you handle the situation?" Report Response

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

"I was asked some specific questions pertaining to my own undergraduate research experience." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you see the profession of pharmacy evolving over the next twenty years?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I reviewed my PharmCAS application, looked over the OSU College of Pharmacy website, and read through the interview feedback posted here." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The assistant dean of the college provided us with a very thorough overview of the college and the curriculum before we went off to our individual interviews. He gave me an excellent feel for what it will be like to attend their PharmD program, and I could tell that he is extremely happy/proud to be a part of the OSU pharmacy community." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Two things: 1. If you are an out of state student, you can apply for Ohio residency and pay the in-state tuition after your first year in the program. 2. It started raining before the tour. Since we walked over to see the new rec center, it would have been nice to have an umbrella!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My experience was relatively stress free, and I was able to learn a lot about the program during my visit. Also, they get back to you about the admissions committee's decision VERY FAST! I interviewed on a Saturday, and they emailed me to let me know I had been accepted the following Thursday!!! :-)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

CMH

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/11/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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