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  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Loma Linda
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

60+ 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?

Open file

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

"If your mother was sitting in here, what three positive things will she say about you and what three negative things will she say about you" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"If you do not get into medical school what will you do? How long will you reapply? How about if no matter how you reapply you will never get in, what will you do?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why did you decide to get an MBA?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Suppose you come to work one day and you discover that there is a big blackout in your workplace and they barricaded the doors and you left all your work-related materials inside, what will you do? How will you spend your day?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Say you have a patient who declared that they haven't smoked in the past couple of weeks but when you puff in the apparatus, it shows a high level of carbon monoxide, how will you treat/advise that patient?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read forum for student doctors, practice interview with my boss and also a friend that is in medschool. Work there for the last 4.5 years." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The spiritual aspect of the school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The politics " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be very sick during the interview and would be coughing in the face of my interviewers and losing my voice in the process." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Speak up your mind no matter what. They can see right through you. My boss interviews students all the time and he hates it when students give generic answers as well as yes or no." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

3 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?

Other

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/09/2009

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?

5 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?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

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