More from this Member They have a checkered past. | Report Response, "I wish I remembered more questions but they were mostly pretty general. More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member 11 in Best Medical Schools: Primary Care. THe atmosphere seems very supportive and the students seem really friendly and relaxed. I interviewed with Dr. Miller, chief of radiology! Data used to calculate the medical school rankings include, among other factors, a reputation survey of medical school leaders across the country, applicant admission rates, student scores on the Medical College Admission Test and faculty-to-student ratios. Regardless of the performance on individual rankings, always striving to do better in all areas of our joint endeavor is part of our DNA.”. More from this Member In what type of setting?" | Report Response, "Tell me about your home state" | Report Response, "Who do you turn to for support?" | Report Response, "Tell me about some of your experiences with medicine" The hospital has a very negative reputation in this state (not sure of others). | Report Response, "What is your weakness?" More from this Member | Report Response, "Tell me the one thing that I should have gotten out of reading your application." This school is highly competitive. They made you feel like that this was a great program, which it is and that they really cared about the school's mission and its community." We did not have a financial aid discussion, so I have no idea what the cost will be for an out-of-state student." More from this Member What research topic will you choose for your required thesis here?" I was really impressed with the physicians who introduced themselves during the day and the organization of the day has changed because no one was waiting for 2nd interviews for too long. Very friendly and relaxed, she seemed very interested in what I had to say and was amazed at my community service record and how I overcame many obstacles in my life. More from this Member She was awesome...it really did feel like I was having a good convo with one of my girlfriends, seriously. | Report Response, "What clinical experience do you have. It is not a reflection of problems with their program, but the competitiveness of it and the caliber of students that they have. | Report Response, "What type of research have you done?" The conversations were not formal and made me very comfortable to talk what I really wanted to do with medicine. | Report Response, "The entire environment of the school was so nice. And if students express strict competitiveness rather than cooperation, then the interviewers would note that and I don't think that will go well, especially the small class size, all 24 students should be able to professionally work together. He told us about himself and why he came to Drew. | Report Response, "How will you deal with the negative political aspects involved with Drew students and MLK currently" | Report Response, "What leadership roles have you assumed in your community." I already know what I want to do.." Medical school faculty and trainees provide patient care at UCLA Health hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica and in clinics throughout Southern California. | Report Response, "What issues are of the most consequence for the people who you would be serving at Drew/King? More from this Member More from this Member More from this Member the admissions committee said i would hear in 4-6 weeks. | Report Response, "No difficult questions were asked of me." | Report Response, "Explain your experiences or committment to the underserved..." The faculty was very welcoming, answered all our questioned; told us a lot about the program. Here is how medical schools rank by their difficulty of admission. More from this Member | Report Response, "Nothing" Students in the program spend their first two years at the UCLA campus, and complete their last two years of clinical work at the King/Drew Medical Center on the Drew University campus. The final portion was a tour of the hospital. More from this Member | Report Response, "absolutely crappy system of interviewing. | Report Response, "What is the biggest problem with our healthcare system today?" How committed the admisitration is to the vision of the school. Everyone genuinely enjoys the curriculum and the family atmosphere." More from this Member We were served a continental breakfast. Everyone was very friendly and because the class size (at Drew) is small, about 24, everyone knows one another and they seem to get along well. " More from this Member Phone. More from this Member More from this Member | Report Response, "How did you get involved in all your community service activities?" and had a small breakfast, student-guided campus tour, talk by the dean. More from this Member The staff were so friendly as well. More from this Member | Report Response, "brochure, SDN, reread AMCAS and secondary" You will definitely get great hands-on experience at Drew. | Report Response, "Tell me about your family background." I think some students didn't show up so our wait was very long." | Report Response, "How did you learn about Drew and why do you want to come here? " More from this Member | Report Response, "Nothing except for an annoying interviewee" Aside from the troubles its been having, the clinical training staff are not very highly regarded which is a HUGE concern since they would be the ones writing my LORs for residencies." More from this Member More from this Member For example instead of having a surgery clerkship at MLK/Drew, you would go to Harbor-UCLA (another county hosptial affiliated with UCLA). | Report Response, "Every Drew student with whom I spoke loves the school and the program. Why not UCLA or USC?" | Report Response, "The school and opportunities are amazing. They seemed to really care about their students and their mission" More from this Member I really like the school's mission and opportunities to work with underserved people." | Report Response, "How did you hear about Drew or why Drew?" Test yourself...find questions in your application that you would ask if you were a hard ass interviewer! 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