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  • University of California Los Angeles / Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Los Angeles
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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)?

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor? " Report Response

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

"Why are you interested in primary care?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So you play guitar? Are you any good? (That question is tied with "So what kind of music do you listen to?) " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Being asked to explain rough patches in my transcript. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Talked to current students at different med schools, read the website, re-read secondary application, looked up current events." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything, from the speakers to the students impressed me, everyone seemed to really believe in the drew mission. The interviewer I had really knew my application, so he didn't end up asking me things I had already answered in my apps, mostly more personal questions than anyhing else, and he seemed very interested in my answers. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Yes, its true what they say about the waiting... I was one of the first people interviewed and still I had to wait around until 1pm when they finally told us that we could go. But I was kinda expecting it so it wasn't so bad." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing after reading the reviews here." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall very positive, I got a very good impression of the school, and the quality of the program. It is also a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere, very good if you are a jittery interviewee like myself. If you really want to help the community than Drew is a good place for you..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/13/2004

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