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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor? How did you find medicine as a career? Explain this experience and what prompted you to do it?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your parents? Tell me about your major and school? Do you really want to be a doctor? Tell me honestly your mcat and gpa so I can know how hard I will have to fight for you to be accepted by the committee!!??" Report Response

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

"Explain some of the weaknesses on your application (grades and such). How did you cope with your loss in hurricane Rita and still manage to achieve in school. Basically they wanted to know all about you so be your self and answer honestly!!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me honestly your mcat and gpa so I can know how hard I will have to fight for you? Name one thing about yourself that is unique (that no one else at the table can say about themselves)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none of them...who knows you more than yourself so just relax and roll with the interview" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read my application, read some of the info on this site, talked over possible questions and answers with friends/family." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The efficiency and kindness of the office and staff. Mrs. Hatcher is the nicest lady! and dr. Kennedy is very nice as well. They know your name and are very excited to have you there!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing, A++++ " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known, or had listened when people told me it was very relaxed and just to be yourself...because really they are just wanting to talk to you and see who you are!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think it can be best summarized in something Dr. Kennedy said "we want you to feel like you have been interviewed and not loved on...because we are really good at loving on you!!"" 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?

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?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

comfort inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/27/2009

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

8 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"absolutely nothing. The entire staff is amazing! If you get invited to interview here do it because" Report Response

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