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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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 about how you grew up." Report Response

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

"What would you do if medicine were not an option? (she meant as if it didn't exist)" Report Response

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

"How do you feel about bureaucratic regulation in medicine, and how will you deal with it? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if medicine were not an option?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing really" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read through the website, sdn" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I really clicked with my interviewer!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"UCLA could really care less about promoting the school. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, I was prepared for waiting." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"As has been said on many of these reviews, there is little organization to the interview day. Unlike other schools that give a powerpoint or a huge packet about why the school is so great, UCLA knows it's the sh*t, so it does not put much energy into pushing the school. Be prepared to wait around. I was prepared for all of this, so I was not disappointed. " 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/18/2008

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

10 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?

8 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I wish they would promote themselves, even just a piece of paper saying what they have to offer woul" Report Response

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