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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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?

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)?

"Why USC?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What is an ethical issue facing medicine today?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, stayed at a student's house the night before and talked to her about her experiences, slept, relaxed..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great hospital facilities for learning a very diverse set of clinical skills for working with a diverse population (they have both county and private hospitals on campus). The students also seemed very friendly and relaxed (playing volleyball between classes is common there). They have a medical spanish series as an elective. Good weather. Lunch was amazing!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my interviewers was cold and made some innapropriate comments to me during my interview. How expensive it is. They're also expanding the class size, but the extra money doesn't seem to be going as much to the students as it does to they're expanding research program." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My student interview was very relaxed and informative, but my faculty interview was not very pleasant. Probably just an isolated incident though. Every student had a different interview schedule, but we all had a very tasty lunch together that USC paid for." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/14/2005

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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