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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?

1 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?

45 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why USC?" Report Response

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

"Describe a challenge that you have overcome in your life." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What can you see being challenging in your future career?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None. Everything was really conversational :-)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about USC online, got opinions from close friends who are students there" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"LA County, international travel is highly encouraged, early and very frequent clinical exposure--clinical focus in general, friendly students, the admissions day was very open and allowed me to see and do what was important to me " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That USC is amazing. I wasn't very enthused going in, but now its one of my top choices!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Lunch in the fancy pants physician cafeteria was very cool :-)" 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?

0-1 hour

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?

Burbank

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2008

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?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The woman at the admissions office is a total sweetheart. She made my day very pleasant!" Report Response

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