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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

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 yourself, your family, high school and college experiences.....well, just tell me everything! (My interviewer had not read my file prior to the interview.)" Report Response

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

"What will UCLA be missing if you do not enroll in this school? When did you fall in love with medicine?" Report Response

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

"What do you want me to tell the admissions committee that you feel is absolutely critical to your application?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What has been the most difficult challenge you have faced in your life?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name three challenges you will face as a doctor and how you plan on overcoming them." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read all materials I submitted to UCLA and website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very nice and seemed really happy (I interviewed after finals were over!)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The traffic is very bad and rent is rather high. To avoid traffic, you must pay a very high rent to live near the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. I learned to bring a pair of comfortable shoes for the afternoon tour." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Although the interview day is pretty unstructured, I really enjoyed it. My interviewer was very nice - it felt more like a conversation with a new friend." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2002

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