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  • University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Los Angeles
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10


How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Why should we choose you over other applicants (in a nicer way)?" Report Response

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

"Is there anything else you would like me to know about you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could meet anyone from the past or present, who would it be and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If your best friend were to describe you, what would they say? How would they brag about you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my AMCAS and secondary applications, looked at this website, read the pamphlet that USC sent me, thought of answers to tough questions, and got a good nights rest." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people are very friendly, both the students and the staff. The campus is nice and clean, although not in the greatest location. The hospital is huge and you serve a very diverse population, which is great. It seems as if the medical school really cares about the education of its students and wants to improve constantly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really...the medical school is not near the main campus, so you don't have great access to facilities on the main campus." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, my experience at USC was great. The tour was informative and the students that led the tour were very helpful and friendly. The facilities are good and the hospital is great. You would definitely have great clinical experiences at USC since it's in downtown LA. Lunch was good (I had chinese chicken salad). The student interviewer actually asked harder questions than the faculty interviewer, but both were pretty relaxing. " Report Response

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