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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

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about this experience..." Report Response

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

"How did you show leadership in this activity?" Report Response

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

"You were so busy with all these activities, how did you balance them with your academics and social life? Do you plan on being so active during medical school? How do you know?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would universal medicine work in the U.S.?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your strengths? What else? What else? Tell me more about that strength..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, talked to med students there" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff was very nice and welcoming, and the student interview was so informative and stress-less" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was short if you interview with a student (they take you around instead of going with the rest of the gang)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the other interviewees were so nervous.. Just relax, the interviews (since open-file) are more about your application so just make sure you know what you wrote and that it is honest." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great time. My student interview was very nice. I dont understand why only some students get student interviews, but to me it seems like that was the most informative part of my visit. Still, dont worry if you dont have a student interview as they say it doesnt help or hinder you, plus you can talk to the tour guides if you have questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2004

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