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  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Loma Linda
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

2

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)?

"What kind of doctor do you want to be?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"How do you deal with stress?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What is more important, passion or reason?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think of laws trying to push for an 80 hour maximum work week for residents." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread AMCAS, practiced interview questions from list, mock interviews, reread secondary application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone (deans, medical students, interviewees) was extremely friendly and got along well. The Loma Linda Medical Center is a fascinating teaching hospital that will prepare students during their clinical rotations. The emphasis for faculty on teaching along with the school's reputation for educating great clinicians puts me at ease about receiving a great education." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had to walk 15 minutes just to get to my second interview, plus the room was difficult to find." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The 4 hour orientation started off with the first 2 hours reserved for interviews. My first interview was with a medical student who was really cool. The second interview was with a doctor who gave me as much as advice as he asked me questions. The campus tour was fun, and the other interviewees were friendly. The day ended with lunch (vegetarian) and socialization." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/02/2004

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