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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Open file

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

"When did you decide that you wanted to become a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What type of medicine do you think you want to practice and why?" Report Response

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

"Tell me a little about your family and how they have shaped who you are." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"(After telling her that my hobby was reading) Tell me about the most recent book you have read." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a difficult or challenging experience you had to face and how it affected you." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read secondary, kept up with the news." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students seem to really love being there. They learn a lot and do well on the boards, but still have a life!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not an especially well-organized day; probably because they had trouble finding tour guides since most were home for break." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The Drew program has a bad reputation with some people because of its affiliation with Drew/King hospital, but the students in the program really seem to like it and do well (and do most things the same as other UCLA students). Had I known more about it, I probably would have applied to that program as well." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interviewer struck a perfect balance between finding out information from me while telling me about the school. Pretty laid-back and fun; not very stressful. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/22/2006

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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