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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

1

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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research/volunteer/community service" Report Response

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

"How would you fix the health care system?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you fix the health care system?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why medicine? It was a pretty conversational interview. Just basic questions about what was on my application. He asked why my grades were bad the first semester." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, previous interviews, prepared answers to common questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were awesome. They seemed very down to earth and happy to be at the school. My interviewer was very positive as well and we got along well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The 3 hour drive from Aliso Viejo (about 60 miles away)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Very short interview day. 11am to 2pm for me. Some interviewees had earlier interviews." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall it was great. I liked my interviewer and really liked the students at the school." 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

lgb

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/12/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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