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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"What do you think about our national health care?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research experience." Report Response

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

"Start out by telling me about your family." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think about our national health care system?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, website, my apps" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the reactions the students had of the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had to wait 3 hours between the tour and my interview. There wasn't even a real tour. We just walked from the admissions building to the place that we ate lunch. I would have liked to see some classrooms or a hospital." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The time I had to wait around." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I arrived very early and walked around. The campus is very nice. We met the other interviewees in the waiting room and were greeted by other medical students, first years, who toured us and took us to lunch. They were all very very nice and answered all of our questions and were honest. My impression was that they were very happy and that the curriculum allowed enough flexibility to pursue your career goals, whether it be research or clinical. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/05/2005

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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