Interviewing Tips

Interviewing at the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy (UCSOP) is not only an exciting opportunity for us to get to know you, but also a chance for you to get to experience what makes the UCSOP special.  It will be a day filled with opportunities to meet our current students, faculty and staff, tour our state-of-the-art School of Pharmacy building, experience a class and learn about the great things hcampusappening here at the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy.

Below you will find various resources and links to help prepare you for your interview day at the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy.

Preparing for your UCSOP Interview Day:

  • Take advantage of mock-interview opportunities offered at your college
  • Practice with family, a professor, advisor, or career counselor to build interviewing skills
  • Arrive on Time: Registration begins 30 minutes prior to the start of the interview session
  • Plan to stay for the entire session
  • Plan Ahead: There are not any hotels within walking distance of the University of Charleston Campus
  • Dress Professionally

How to Get Here:

The University of Charleston is located on the banks of the Kanawha River, directly across from the State Capitol building in Charleston, West Virginia.

Easily accessible from all directions by:

Campus Map

Address: 2300 MacCorkle Ave SE, Charleston, WV  25304

Where to Stay:

Charleston, WV Hotels

Below are a few hotels that provide complimentary shuttle services to Yeager Airport:

Charleston Marriott, Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express – Civic Center,

Holiday Inn & Suites – Charleston West, Residence Inn by Marriott, Ramada Charleston


C&H Taxi:  304-344-4902

Car Rentals: (located at Yeager Airport)

Visiting Charleston, West Virginia

Charleston, West Virginia

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Places to Visit

Charleston Area Information 

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Applicants who have completed the PharmCAS Application and the School of Pharmacy Supplemental Application will be reviewed. Competitive applicants will be invited for an on-campus interview.  The interview process is designed to ascertain the applicant’s strengths in the non-cognitive areas that have been identified as important measures for potential success in the school’s pharmacy program.

GeiseStacie Geise, Admissions Specialist


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