During the admission interview

During the admission interview

Keep in mind that the interviewers are interested in how you reply. They desire to see that you are logical and that you give kind consideration to your answers.

Try not to hurry responses, take time to prepare your thoughts. There may be a few seconds of silence as you prepare your answer.

It is correct for you to talk about your academic and employment experiences.
Focus on your skills and capacities.

Be sincere about what you do not know. Emphasize your skill to learn and adapt. Successful preparation for the School of Pharmacy interview must include anticipating and rehearsing answers to frequently asked questions.

Standard Questions

  1. Tell us about yourself.
  2. How did you choose pharmacy career?
  3. Why do you want to become a pharmacist?
  4. What is your biggest strength?
  5. What is your major weakness?
  6. What induces you to put forth your biggest effort?
  7. How would you define success?
  8. What are your career goals?
  9. Why should you be permitted to the School of Pharmacy?

Behavior-Based Questions

  1. What do you feel have been your most significant school/work related accomplishments?
  2. Discuss an instance when you felt most pressured and stressed in school. How did you control it? What was the result?
  3. Describe the most important criticism you have received and what you did with it.
  4. Tell us about the last time you finished a decision that backfired. How did you resolve the dilemma?
  5. Give an example of a project/situation that required attention to detail. How did you control the details?
  6. Describe what you enjoyed best about the pre-pharmacy courses you have taken. What did you like the least?