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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?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

1

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)?

"Why medicine? Why not a teacher, a lawyer, or a social worker?" Report Response

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

"Describe a creative project you were involved with or a time when you showed leadership in a project or a program." Report Response

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

"Describe a research experience that left a profound impression on you and what you learned from it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are you passionate about?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think about national healthcare?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this site, ucla website, other interviews before this..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students seem happy. the tour guides seem very enthusiastic about the school. they were selling the school to me and i think it kind of worked. they increased the lunch voucher from $5 to $10 this year." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the traffic. the classroom descriptions (typical standard classroom), they only give you a $50 printing card (opposed to free printing at other campuses), no information session about financial aid, no regents scholarship..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that i didnt have a student interviewer & what time i was going to be done at." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"my interview was at 10am, so the letter said to arrive at 9:45. my interview was taking place a distance from the admissions office, so i was glad i came early. interviewed for about 55 mins. lunch and tour was at 12. four MS1 gave us the tour (only about 5 of us interviewed that day). went to buy and eat lunch and the day ended at a little before 2pm." 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 is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2005

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

8 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?

8 out of 10

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