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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?

1 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 is familial obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy? " Report Response

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

"Have you read "Guns, Germs and Steel"?" Report Response

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

"Why UCSD?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is familial obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy? (I had no background indicating I knew what is was.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Which is a better novel, Huck Finn or The Sound and the Fury?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through my secondary (they knew it well) and looked at curriculum, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The level of attention that my application was given and that the school is prestigous but also still rising fast." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One interviewer was never sent my file (he recieved it as we were talking)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I would have less nervous had I known how conversational and supportive the interviewers were going to be. Not everyone in my group had this experience though." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very cool place to be. Easy interviews. They just wanted to get a sense of my character it seemed. I have been there as a student before, but the interaction with the faculty impressed me greatly." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/18/2003

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