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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"When you did [AMCAS activity] what did you think about [aspect of activity]..." Report Response

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

"more about AMCAS." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"My interviewer had read my application VERY thoroughly. All of the questions he asked were very directly about my experiences and statements in my application, but it was interesting to see what was the most exciting to him and what did/didn't come across from my essays." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"He took issue with a specific sentence in my personal statement that I had to explain and defend at length." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read UCLA's website, talked to current students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How well taken care of the students are-- they get a printed schedule of everywhere they need to be all week placed in their mailbox ever Monday morning." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"How little UCLA did to sell itself. They didn't seem to care at all whether or not I liked them." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"UCLA has great medical student housing!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I arrived at the admissions office and was given a schedule. Ten minutes later, my interviewer arrived and took me into an interview room for 90 minutes. After the interview, I met up with two other interviewees and the three of us were taken to lunch by three first years, then given a tour. Done by 2." 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?

In 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

LAX

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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