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Shreveport uses a non-stress interview, in which your task is really to educate your interviewers. It really is a chance to make yourself look your very best and an opportunity to draw attention to those aspects of your credentials that you want to be remembered for.

What's going to happen?
If you are interviewing on a Tuesday between October and March, this is probably for you. Nonetheless, you need to read the e-mail confirming your own interview to be sure.

Check in at the Admissions office in Building B, Room 1-208, and you’ll be taken to the conference room next door, where the orientation will be held.

11:00 - 11:30Check in.
11:50 - 12:50Lunch with medical students.
1:00 - 1:50An orientation session concerning the basic sciences, the clinical program, research, financial aid, and various other topics begins the afternoon.
2:00 - 4:00Two blind, one-on-one interviews are scheduled for this time. "Blind" means that while your interviewer will have your personal statement and biographical data, he or she will not have your grades, MCAT scores or Letters of Recommendation.
2:00 - 4:00Besides the two blind interviews, you will have an open-book interview with either the Chairman of the Admissions Committee or the Dean of Admissions, or potentially both, who will review all aspects of your application. These last from a few minutes to as long as needed to clarify any issues. The purpose of this interview is to anticipate any questions that might arise during committee review.
4:00 - 5:00Some of our students will take you on a tour of the medical school and hospital.

How do I find LSUHSC-Shreveport and the Interview?
GPS - Located at 1501 Kings Highway, just west of Exit 205 off Interstate-49, the LSU Health Sciences Center Medical Center is easily reached by car.

The What3words address for Building B is ///friday.enhances.amber

Where can I park?
Parking is available in public parking lots along Kings Highway.

What if I want to fly to Shreveport?
Shreveport is served by Allegiant, American, Delta, and United airlines. The medical center and airport are an easy 15-minute drive apart. Shreveport is also served by Uber, Lyft, and many commercial taxi services.

Directions to the Admissions Office:
The Admissions Office is located in Building B (the Medical School), Room 1-208. Paid public parking is available along Kings Highway. Once inside the building, follow the signs. If you get really lost, we are on the same hall with the Chancellor’s Office; ask someone for directions to the Chancellor’s office. Keep asking until you find us.

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