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  • California University of Science and Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • San Bernardino
Individual Feedback 1 8 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 8
Negatively 0
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
2.25 8

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.38 8

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
7.00 8

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 1
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 1
30 minutes 5
35 minutes 0
40 minutes 0
45 minutes 1
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 0

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 7
At a regional location 0
At another location 1

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 8
In a group 0

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 8
Closed file 0

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
0.88 8

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

"How do you feel about integrity and apply it to your life?" More from this Member | Report Response

""describe a conflict with another member"" More from this Member | Report Response

"All of my questions were specific to my application and personal statement. I recommend knowing those well." More from this Member | Report Response

"MMI type questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your connection to San Bernardino and Inland Empire?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to go to medical school?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""why not your undergraduate college's med school?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"Are you afraid that the process of becoming a doctor will eliminate your love for people?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Definitely the MMI type questions. Study those, especially the ethical ones by Washington" More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions about AMCAS research and activities." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty was very approachable and seemed to have a fantastic bond set with the students set." More from this Member | Report Response

"proposed campus is amazing especially since it's next to the hospital and the group activity was really fun" More from this Member | Report Response

"The faculty are incredibly warm and inviting." More from this Member | Report Response

"This school is going to be mid tier in 10 years. They want to be a biotech university with many different professional schools. They have the funding of Prime Healthcare (top 10 in US) and Arrowhead Hospital as rotation site." More from this Member | Report Response

"Chillest interview. They are so laid back and they understand that if you get into an UC, you will go to there (as should be). They are so real and genuine. Totally a new experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"The new curriculum is clearly well thought out and based on published pedagogical research" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"one of the current student's shut mental health/ wellness question down by saying that it's your responsibility as a student to take care of yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"At times it seemed too informal and relaxed. Also, the temporary facilities aren't super nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"Didn't get to interact with the students much." More from this Member | Report Response

"Temporary location and food choice during lunch." More from this Member | Report Response

"The temporary building isn't amazing" More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The timeline for them to get approved for federal loans, and the timeline for their medical campus to be finished." More from this Member | Report Response

"LOTS OF SCHOLARSHIPS THAT YOU CAN APPLY FOR. Everyone in the first year seem to got one." More from this Member | Report Response

"That about 30k-50k in scholarship money was available. I would have tried harder instead of winging this interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing" More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This seems like a fantastic program, which I'm sure will have an exceptional reputation once it is fully running." More from this Member | Report Response

"Great school! Is above UCR, Loma Linda, CA Northstate, and UC Davis. Has great potential and Inland Empire Drs average 300k/year because it is an underserved area. Plenty of Public Loan Service Opportunities in the area. Great dean!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Give this school a chance. Generous scholarship money and genuine faculty/admin. If you get into a UC, then go there (or USC/Stanford) but CA MD says a lot." More from this Member | Report Response

"Good interview day, and seems like a good school" More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 0
Faculty member 7
Admissions staff 1
Other 0

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 6
Neutral 2
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
6.00 8

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 4
Out of state 4

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 2
2-3 hours 1
4-6 hours 1
7+ hours 3

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 6
Automobile 1
Train or subway 0
Other 0

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

Response # Responders
< $100 1
$101-$200 3
$201-$300 0
$301-$400 2
$401-$500 0
$501+ 1

What airport did you use?

Los Angeles International Airport

ontario airport

Ontario

LAX

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 2
Hotel 6
Home 0
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Would you recommend the hotel?

General Info

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

Response Avg # Responders
7.50 8

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
7.25 8

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.13 8

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
8.63 8

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
9.25 8

0 = low, 10 = high

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

Response Avg # Responders
6.38 8

0 = low, 10 = high

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