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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"What single accomplishment are you most proud of?" Report Response

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

"What single thing are you least proud of?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself:" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What single thing are you least proud of?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview at school (read the feedback!), and skimmed SDN for possible interview questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The overwhelming friendliness of everyone I met - from admissions, to students, to random staff/students we ran into on the tour; also, they have programs to compensate for the fact that there are 180 students per class, making the school much more personable than even some 80-student classes" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location is sketch, making it hard to commute in any form except via car (I was told to not even ride my bike at night unless I was with a group)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"We didn't get to tour LA County Hospital - they show us the outside of a new research building instead" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very very friendly people!!! Definitely moved up on my list after the visit." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

LAX

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Metro Plaza Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/16/2011

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Earlier notification of interview day schedule" Report Response

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