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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?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 was the most interesting question?

"My student interviewer came prepared with a list of 40 questions and he wanted answers to them all!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Standard strengths/weaknesses questions. I never knew that people really asked those" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"re-read secondary answers, personal statments, " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"LA County, the food (there was a fresh fruit cart on the way to my faculty interview), the weather." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The other interviewees seemed either like sorority girls or else socially maladjusted. The student tour guides seemed like good people though." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"when my student interview was supposed to be. that the courses are P/F. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The office is pretty cagy about giving out details of the itnerview times. I was told that my student interview would be in the afternoon, so I got in a little later in the day only to find that my interview was going to happen right when I got in! Then there was a tour/lunch at the faculty club followed by my faculty interview. I didn't get the good bonding feel with the interview group that I had felt at other interviews. " 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

BUR

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2006

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?

4 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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