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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Just very thorough discussion of each activity listed on my AMCAS and many statments in my personal statement." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"just questions about my background and family life." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Questions regarding my preparation for medicine." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"School's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how nurturing the school is of their students, how happy the students are, the student apartments" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of effort the admissions office put in to welcoming interviewees" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I arrived at the office at 9:30 for a 10:00 am interview, was given a folder with information and a schedule. My interviewer came down to the admissions office at 9:45 and took me into a small room where we talked for 90 minutes. After the interview, I returned to the waiting room. When the two other interviewees arrived, we were met by 3 students who took us to lunch at a nearby cafe then gave us a tour of the school. Then I was done by 1!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2007

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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