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  • University of California Irvine School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Irvine
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Tell me about xyz activities." Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Do you think it will be hard for you to deal with sick people every day?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"She told me about a recent case where a medical student switched two new born babies, which caused a new law to be passed where medical students can't be the ones to give newborns to their mothers. She asked what I thought of this." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think needs to be changed in medicine and how would you do that?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"studentdoctor.net, UCI website, my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus and facilities...it's gorgeous! How friendly everyone, staff and students, were." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The day was really long, and it's nerve wracking having the interviews at the very end." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The tour at 8 AM is optional and isn't really worth it." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They talked at us for hours in the morning about housing, financial aid, etc etc. It was a little long. Then we had lunch, an interview with a student, and a faculty interview in the afternoon. It's a long day, but everyone is really nice and there's no stress at all." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/13/2003

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