Interview/Recruitment Visit Details
Information for applicants in North America invited to the School of Pharmacy Pharmaceutical & Translational Sciences Graduate Program interview weekend.
*International applicants who are not in North America will be interviewed online or via telephone only.
The interview visit for admission in 2019 is scheduled for February 1 – 2, 2019 (Fri -Sat).
The two-day event will consist of faculty research presentations, applicant interviews, a campus tour, a graduate student poster session and dinner. You will have the opportunity to mingle with our faculty and graduate students. Additionally, in conjunction with the Pharmacy Graduate Alliance, the School of Pharmacy’s graduate student governing student body, we will arrange a social event that includes an excursion of the Los Angeles area.
Friday, February 1: Business casual attire (no sneakers or jeans).
Saturday, February 2: Casual attire, comfortable walking shoes or sneakers, a hat or cap and sunglasses are encouraged for sun coverage.
Lodging, travel and meal expenses, as predetermined by the program, will be covered. Lodging will be prearranged and we will assist you with travel arrangements.
**Invited students are required to attend all events – there are no exceptions. Please note schedule below and plan accordingly.
Arrive at hotel (TBD) and check in with a member of our Graduate Program staff.
|7:15am||Leave hotel with a member of our Graduate Program staff.|
|8:00am||Breakfast & Registration|
|8:30am||Welcome by Dean Vassilios Papadopoulos, DPharm, PhD, DSc (hon)
Introduction to SoP Graduate programs by Associate Dean Annie Wong-Beringer, PharmD
|9:00-10:15am||USC Faculty presentations on research opportunities|
|10:45-12:00pm||Interviews with individual faculty|
|1:30-4:30pm||Interviews with individual faculty|
|4:30-5:30pm||Poster session and refreshments|
|5:35pm||Tram transportation to dinner venue|
|9:30am||Meet with current graduate students in hotel lobby|
|10:00am-1pm||Walking tour of Historic Downtown Los Angeles|
|1:00pm||Brunch with current graduate students|
|4:00pm||End of program|