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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?

No Response

How you think you did?

9 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)?

"Tell me about yourself (expect this, as the interview is completely closed file. They know nothing about you yet)." Report Response

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

"What is the hardest thing you've ever gone through? (expect this question)" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths and weaknesses? (expect this question)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were a fruit, what would you be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the hardest thing you've ever gone through?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All the students I met, including tour guides, people in classes, etc., really seem to love the school. They all remarked about how they feel very supported by the school. The county hospital is awesome. Students each get their own study desk where they store their books, coffee pots, macaroni, etc. Lunch in the faculty club is super swanky." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Traffic in LA sucks. Public transportation and biking are not especially feasible options either." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the fruity lemonade at lunch tastes like cucumbers." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It seemed like a great school, I hope I get in!" Report Response

Tour and Travel
No Response
General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/1/10

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?

8 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?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"It might be worthwhile to get all interviewing students together at the beginning of the day and have someone present briefly on curriculum, opportunities at USC, and maybe combine it with the financial aid presentation. It's a nice way to start out and meet other interviewing students." Report Response

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