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  • University of California San Diego School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • La Jolla
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"What type of qualities are you looking for in a medical school?" Report Response

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

No Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would your friends describe you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, re-read my application. My best advice, though, is that sleeping EARLY is the most important thing to do." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Gorgeous location, great vibe from the students, and the admissions office is SUPER nice. Unlike other schools, they tell you a specific date that you will hear back w/ decisions. New curriculum and free clinic were also huge pluses." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you want to stay with a student host, ASK EARLY. I asked the week before my interview, and almost everyone I asked already was hosting someone. Also, follow parking instructions very thoroughly to avoid getting a ticket!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Fabulous school - interview was pretty relaxed, and the entire day just made me fall in love with UCSD even more!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Travelodge, La Jolla

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

2/14/2012

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

"Free breakfast would be nice. Also, more clear instructions for parking would be great - somehow, I followed the instructions to a T and ended up getting a parking ticket. But hey, it's all good :)" Report Response

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