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  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Loma Linda
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Would I perform an abortion even though I was morally opposed?" Report Response

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

"At what point should an embryo be considered a life?" Report Response

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

"What contributed to the difference in scores between the two times you took the MCAT?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked a battery of ethics questions, from what I thought about stem cell research, abortion, end of life practices, to what I would do if my patient had pancreatic cancer, the prognosis was pretty bad, and the patient wanted to stop treatment because of the pain it would cause to his family?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain your college grades." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on ethics, adventist.org, sdn." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were very personable. My second interviewer asked tougher questions, but was not out to attack me or my beliefs." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was given the wrong room number to my second interview, so I ended up being a few minutes late, which added to my stress level." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have known who my interviewers were prior to the interview date. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"After the first interview, which was with an anesthesiologist, I felt pretty confident. We talked about my social activities in college and church, the future of health care, and moral dilemmas I faced. My second interview was more difficult. It lasted the whole hour and we got into a discussion about stem cell research and how we may be able ethically to grow lines from the extra zygotes that are produced for in vitro fertilization and are destined for disposal. " Report Response

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No Response
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On what date did the interview take place?

06/18/2004

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