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  • University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • San Francisco
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?

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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why do you think you will be a good doctor?" Report Response

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

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

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

"Tell me about each of your research, clinical, etc. experiences." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think we could provide healthcare for the millions of people who don't have access to it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think we should provide healthcare for illegal immigrants?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interviews with docs and friends, NYT Health, read over application,..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"San Francisco and the UCSF campus are amazing. There are great views from all over campus, esp. from the library and anatomy lab. The student who gave us a tour was great!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The campus has a different feel than I'm used to because there is no undergraduate campus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was very nervous going to this interview because it's such a great school and it's my top choice. But there was no reason to be nervous! The interviewees, interviewers, and staff were all very friendly and conversational!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview day was very relaxed, which I was very surprised about. All of the students I talked to seemed very happy at UCSF and thought that SF is a great place to live. The admissions staff really went out of their way to make sure the day went smoothly and to tell us all the great things that UCSF has to offer. I would definitely say that this was my best interview experience!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/07/2004

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