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Interviews the Week Before Christmas

Discussion in 'Pre-Pharmacy' started by 753915, Dec 6, 2012.

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  1. 753915

    753915 2+ Year Member

    Dec 6, 2012
    Many schools shut down for a week or two after Christmas. I have two interviews (Dec 19th and 20th) Has anyone had an interview during this time and if so, when did you receive a response? I'm just curious because I can't see how they would remember the interviewees after a break like that.
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  3. The Recoverer

    The Recoverer Poppin' Bottles Bronze Donor 5+ Year Member

    Jan 19, 2012
    8 Mile Road
    School interviewers don't just sit down with an interviewee and listen to them talk for an hour. :laugh:

    they JOT DOWN NOTES and fill out evaluation forms for each interviewee and rate them so they can track the answers you give. They will remember you.
  4. 753915

    753915 2+ Year Member

    Dec 6, 2012
    I've had interviews before, and I understand that they like to write down things.
    However, my question was more about when I should expect an answer. :)
  5. riggylou


    Sep 17, 2012
    Southern CA
    Yep, they will be scribbling notes while you are talking. You'll also likely do a writing sample while you are there too, so they will take those and score them also. Then, I think they take those documents and your overall app to make their decision... It took about ~5 weeks for me to get an acceptance from my first interview. They may not remember your face (though I did fill out one app that allowed you to upload a photo), but will have records about who you are.
  6. owlegrad

    owlegrad Uncontrollable Sarcasm Machine Staff Member SDN Administrator 7+ Year Member

    I didn't have to do any writing samples, thank God. I probably wouldn't have gotten in. :laugh:

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