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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Everything was straight grom my application." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What has been your greatest realization from shadowing physicians?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How are quality of life research and economic research similar? (don't worry -- I have a background in both)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read everything on website, reviewed all my research project literature." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How helpful and friendly the staff and faculty were. Also, there are great opportunities to get lots of clinical and leadership experience in the Free Clinic, which students operate in three locations around San Diego." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Med school facilities are kind of drab." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there was absolutely nothing to worry about...It seems the Admissions Office actually has an interview policy that dictates that interviewers can only ask "get to know you" questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really nothing to worry about here -- they just want to get to know you -- no questions about healthcare policy or ethics or anything." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/16/2002

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