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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?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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)?

"If you have so many outside interest, why are you pursuing medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family" Report Response

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

"What was your most meaningful volunteer experience" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewing my AMCAS, looking at the UCSD website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"That UCSD has a really high pass rate on the boards..about 98% i beleive" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They have a grading system " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had an interview with a 4th year med student, and we chatted as though we were old friends. Then i had an interview with a professor, who basically went through my file and asked me to clarify on certain things I wrote. UCSD does not do stress interviews...they just want to ascertain what type of person you are." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/05/2002

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