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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"Tell me about a time when you made a mistake and what you did to fix it." Report Response

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

"They asked me to describe my current job, my responsibilities." Report Response

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

"How do you work in a team? What role do you play?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would your best friend describe you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a time when you failed and what you learned from it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview with a professor a month prior. Read up on healthcare." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dr. Arias, dean of admission, is very friendly, funny, and intelligent! She did a lot to calm our nerves." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities were kind of dingy, and the area around the school is not very nice." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had remembered that the interview was closed file so I could have thought about all the points I wanted to bring up." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews were very chill, especially the faculty interview. I found the student interview to be more formal because my interviewer went through a list of questions rather than having a conversation with me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

LAX

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

9/11/15

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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