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  • Louisiana State University New Orleans School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New Orleans
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10


How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What are your hobbies? Do you hunt/play golf weekly? " Report Response

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

"In 2-3 sentences, what do you want me to tell the AC on your behalf?" Report Response

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

"Best/worst quality? What about your research? What'd you do in the ER?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Are you pursuing a career in medicine because it's what you want or because people said you couldn't? (I had a 2.6 undergrad GPA)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why are you a leader? How do you deal with stress? -Generic and expected but still ambiguous in my opinion." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, shined my shoes." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Student Learning Center, simulated patients, student tour guides, overall facilities, overall friendliness...lots. Also, the AC meets Friday (3 days) and we should receive notification by next week. I'm a big fan of not waiting!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Dorms looked miserable, as did "exercise" facilities (although a new center is apparently nearly complete). The location in the city is bad and I'm not a fan of NO in general (conversely, the opportunity to train at Charity is tough to deny)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really, but I was more impressed with their facilities than LSU-S, and I liked LSU-S." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"2 open-file, 1 blind interview. As noted with the other experiences, it was extremely comfortable and nonconfrontational. My undergrad grades were horrible and while everyone asked about them, it was not a focus. I was inevitably nervous but the staff does everything they can to make you comfortable. The interviewers were complimentary and one stated he'd recommend me favorably. Just go, be honest and be yourself." Report Response

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