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  • University of California Irvine School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Irvine
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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What makes you different from other applicants?" Report Response

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

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

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Is there anything else you want to tell me about yourself (not usually a difficult question but they asked this about 4 times)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through my application, this website, read UCI's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My student host was great - I recommend doing that. You get to meet students and possibly other applicants. My host picked me up from the airport and got me to the tour on time in the morning. The student interview was very chill - it was just conversational and lasted an hour." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My faculty interviewer was not prepared for my arrival and the interview was disorganized and constantly interrupted. It lasted less than an hour." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The tour was fine! I read some postings that the tour isn't worth it, but I think it's good to see where I might be spending the next 4 years. The day isn't any longer than any other interview day - 8 to 3." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The environment there is very "sterile", as people describe. It feels like walking through a business park. But the students all seem to be really happy and laidback." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/12/2003

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