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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)?

"Tell me something about yourself that are unique from other applicants." Report Response

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

"How would a person who dislike you describe you?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if it is impossible for you to become a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would a person who dislikes you describe you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me something about yourself that are unique from other applicants." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my applications (primary, secondary), read over my researches, researched the school, and checked out studentdoctor.net." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"San Diego is a beautiful city. It was sunny and warm in winter! The people were very nice and friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I signed up for a tour of the free clinic, but the tour guide never showed up!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"50% of applicants who receive an interview will get accepted." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Before any of my interviews started, I was very nervous because it was my first interview and at my first choice. However, my first interview with a medical student made me much more comfortable and at ease. I felt more confident following my interview with her and my stress level decreased a great deal coming into the second interview with a faculty member. Overall, my interview experience at UCSD was great. I enjoyed it a great deal." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/08/2004

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