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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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: brothers and sisters? what do your parents do for a living?" Report Response

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

"Any idea of what specific area of medicine you'd like to go into? Why those?" Report Response

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

"Where else are you applying?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe a hardship you've faced, how you dealt with it and what you learned from it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think of the current national health care system? What can we do to improve it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Health Policy book, read SDN website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Atmosphere seemed very laid back, the weather was amazing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Didn't see any of the actual facilites where students learn/practice medicine. The " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The actual time of my interview and that the tour would be so poor. I would have tried to make arrangements on my own to sit in on a lecture or at least SEE a lecture hall." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The doctor was friendly and much of the interview felt more like a conversation than an interrogation. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

LAX

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2006

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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