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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?

10 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)?

"What has been the most challenging experience you have ever had to deal with?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor? How do you know? " Report Response

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

"What do your parents do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you like to do outside of school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

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

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on health care through the washingtonpost. Read the school's website, and looked at the AMCAS book for a quick synopsis of the school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"GREAT student liasons and GREAT faculty. Also, interviewer was very relaxed alumni doctor from the area. Really wanted to get to know me beyond my grades." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Everything is so close together in LA! But school is wonderful" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Where the admissions office was (almost walked into the Hospital Admissions)," Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a gap between my student tour and my interview, so I went into a clinical training class with the students. TONS of fun...although I was their 'test' subject and had to remove my jacket and shirt...but it put the interview in perspective" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/05/2008

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?

7 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?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Very nice people. Maybe have an email explaining the general layout of the day and what time you mig" Report Response

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