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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)?

"Which classes whee your favorite in High school and College?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"What extra curricular activites did you do in College" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"No unusual questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Review AMCAS, UCSF website, talked to friends at UCSF, drove up the day before to look around and go to lectures" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and faculty are vibrant! They are doing great things (clinical/basic research, social service, international outreach, etc.) while remaining interesting and fun people. Everyone I asked if they liked UCSF got a huge smile and said "definitely." The school is very supportive of whatever you want to do! You can make it happen here." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities are a little old, but who cares if you have the right people and funding. SF is expensive to live!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is dead time during the day. I would make some open appointments with professors and students if you have the opportunity. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very pleasant and relaxed. The closed file nterview is interesting because you basically control what areas you will explore by the information you give. I think it is a good idea to have some thought to how you will present your application to someone who knows nothing about you. It is a very different format from other interviews." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/24/2004

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