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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?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

2 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?

Closed file

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

"Name one of your strengths and weaknesses. " Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why USC?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read website, this site, looked over my application. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the weather's nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The campus, the lack of research opportunities, the tuition ($38,000+), the fact that you MUST know spanish to communicate on the wards. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the campus, the surrounding area, the lack of student cohesion, the lack of student housing and food. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a very interesting chat with a 4th year heading into ER in NY. She seemed to be selling the school a little so I wasn't sure what to believe. The clinical facilities seem acceptable because of the patient population. ..Research on campus is almost non-existent, interestingly though I wasn't applying md/phd someone on campus gave me this link http://www.geocities.com/mdphdpgm" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

1 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/10/2005

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

4 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?

2 out of 10

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