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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"what's an ethical issue doctors are faced with today?" Report Response

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

"any mentoring experience?" Report Response

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

"how many licks does it take to get to the tootsie roll center of a tootsie pop?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"To be totally honest, it sounds like you're definitely not from an underpriviledged background. What would make you want to work with indigent, underserved patients at a county hospital?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read up on school website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"coming from chicago, the weather. also, lunch was unreal. (it was in this faculty club that made me want to ask the waitress for some grey poupon)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nada. loved it." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"they're building a new county hospital and it'll be done next year." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"interviewers were real nice. on my faculty interview, i had to wander around LAC+USC and ended up loitering in the psych ER. it was actually a really cool experience to be interviewed by a doc almost in context. everything was great. would give a finger (preferably left hand) to get in. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

LAX

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Miyako

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/27/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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