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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"What about your life experiences has led you here to my office today? (In other words, why medicine?)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is one joy and one frustration that you find in research?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the school's website the night before." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The genuine care of the people I met and the constant aim to improve and expand the system." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had a 9am interview at SF General, and they put me on an 8:30am shuttle that didn't get to SFGH until after 9. The interviewer didn't care at all, but it sucks to show up to your first interview late." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you've got a 9am interview at SFGH, take the early shuttle." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Both my interviews were much more like extended conversations than question and answer sessions, so there weren't really that many specific questions. They both talked almost as much as I did. They were both extremely interested in my clinical experience abroad." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/17/2004

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