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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 do you think of the Columbine high school tragedy? (I'm from Colorado)" Report Response

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

"Why don't you have more hospital volunteer experience?" Report Response

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

"What kind of medicine would you like to practice? Why don't you go into research instead of clinical medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Philosophical-type question on how my area of research related to another." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Research-related questions, and what I thought of the current state of American health care plus some follow up questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read "Health Care Meltdown" by Robert LeBow and everything on UCI-COM website. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"EVERYTHING. I loved the school - the students seemed very happy and charismatic to be there, atmosphere seemed centered around student quality of life, and considerable effort was taken by hosts to to alleviate interview stress." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not a lot of people hanging out around the College of Medicine... strange, seemed like a holiday." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Glad I read up for those health care system questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Fantastic experience overall. I was really sold on the school and would happily attend. Seems like interviewers ask fairly consistent questions, according to other posts." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2003

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