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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?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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?

Closed file

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

"Why medicine? Why not other health care professions?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research experience." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you solve the traffic problem in LA?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you know about ethical issues that are important to medicine today?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"USC gets a lot of research money. The students seemed nice. Good food for lunch." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The campus is right next to a juvenile hall. If you don't want to live in the dorm, you would probably end up having to commute because the surrounding neighborhood is not very nice. The medical campus is nowhere near the main campus, a half hour shuttle ride away." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how much traffic there would be getting to the interview that morning" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day was pretty laid back, the tour guide was enthusiastic and I think genuinely liked the campus, but the location is not that great." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

3 out of 10

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