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  • University of California Los Angeles / Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Los Angeles
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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?

Open file

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

"Tell me about your biggest life struggle" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"How will you deal with the negative political aspects involved with Drew students and MLK currently" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What other schools have you interviewed at or been accepted to this year" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a passion you have outside of medicine." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What other schools have you applied to this year that share our same mission?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over primary AMCAS application, reviewed secondary application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the passion for the "Drew Mission"" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"MLK hospital and that some of the rotations have been closed" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that any student interviewed after 2/27/06 is not considered 1st tier and can at the most be wait listed! They cannot be immediately accepted (although they could obviously move from a wait list to an accepted position), so after this date, I was told every other student would be interviewing for wait list and post bacc positions (but none are told this, they all think they have just a good of chance of getting in the program) - this was told to a group of us by Norma, their admissions coordinator" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"good" 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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

LGB

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

NA

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/27/2006

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

10 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?

4 out of 10

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