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  • Louisiana State University Shreveport School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Shreveport
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"What are you looking for in a medical school? " Report Response

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

"What can I do, to get you to come to this school? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you didn't do medicine? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult questions. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I reviewed aamcas and my secondary. I also clicked around the website. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Systems based curriculum seems like a good thing. The facilty is really great, especially the clinical skills lab and the sim lab. Also , everyone in Shreveport is very friendly. It is really easy to get around the city. In addition, they are really family oriented at this school, and they wil not give you a hard time if you are already married or have kids. In fact, they will do whatever they can to help you. Also, Shreveport may not be famous for its night-life like New Orleans is, but you can still have a good time." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish that I knew LSU Shreveport had so much to offer. I am from New Orleans, so I thought that LSU Shreveport would be like the step-child of LA med schools, but in some ways it was actually better. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great experience. My interviewers were easy-going, and the interviews were more like conversations that naturally progressed ( and went on some SERIOUS tangents). I can say that I had fun at my interview. How many applicants can say that? " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Innn ( Old Minden Rd in Bossier City)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/04/2008

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

8 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"No suggestions. Just Kudos!" Report Response

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