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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 yourself." Report Response

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

"What is an ethical problem medicine is facing?" Report Response

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

"do you have any questions for me about our programs?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Open ended discussion.. everything was pretty standard." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ethical questions: what is a ethical problem you think medicine is facing." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I don't think you can prepare for these med school interviews, maybe practice? I asked my previous two interviewers what I should say to get into med school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"LA county hospital... THE best hospital I have seen. Love the public heath nature. Great international health opportunities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Los Angeles... not a city I would love, but a city I could like." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That most USC students take out 60+ k of loans per year and that most of that is private." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Short and sweet, one hour faculty interview, sat in on their a begining clinical integration class, one hour student interview (4th year!), tour, lunch, sat in on a class, out. " 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

LAX

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2007

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?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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