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  • University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Los Angeles
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What was the most interesting question you've been asked during an interview?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"What was the most interesting class that you took in college?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"What was the last book you read? Tell me about it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you want your medical school class to remember you? What kind of Chinese dishes can you cook?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None of the questions were particularly challenging." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read through my AMCAS and secondary application and looked over the UCLA SOM website. I also made up a set of questions specifically for UCLA." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer seemed genuinely interested in me and had read at least a part of my application." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview day felt disorganized. The student tour wasn't very good. There isn't very much in the student hosting category--the admissions office only gave me the name of one person and when she said no that was it. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"No one could tell me much about the curriculum change. The medical school students seemed happy enough but they weren't dancing in the street happy either." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had already attended summer school at UCLA, so I already had a little exposure to the school. I didn't find out that many more things that I liked but I didn't see anything I didn't like either. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/21/2003

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