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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

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)?

"Would you tell someone they have debilitating disease (e.g. cancer) even if spouse begs you not to because it would crush them because a relative died of the same disease previously?" Report Response

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

"Would you pull the plug on a comatose patient if relatives asked you to?" Report Response

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

"Solve the healthcare problem!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"5 books you would bring on a deserted island" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"ethical questions " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn interview feeedback, ucla website, reviewed my app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"faculty interviewer and new hospital to open 2004; also how happy all the students are" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"students seemed a bit apprehensive about some possible curriculum changes (to pbl)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"faculty member was extremeley nice. seemed that they paired you up with someone who practiced in your field of interest (if you expressed one) - interviewer was really interested in you and your reasons for being there and being interested in medicine - seemed as if they really wanted to get a good idea of who you are and if you've thought things through that you've presented on your application" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/14/2003

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