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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?

2 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

Closed file

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

"We just talked about my life experiences. The first interviewer focused on my international travel and volunteer experiences; the second did not focus on any one area of my life." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How effective was Castro's health care on the health of the average person in Cuba? (I mentioned I had traveled there a few years ago)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How to address the issues of corruption in Honduras (I volunteered there)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reheared my opening statement. Since it is closed file, they are bound to say at some point early in the interview, "So tell me about yourself"" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We did not get to do the financial aid discussion, and our tour was rushed due to other people with early interviews" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There's a lot of downtime in the middle of the day" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"UCSF was my top choice before I went in. The interview day only enhanced my view of the school. Great students, top notch location, and an overall enjoyable atmosphere" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2004

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

10 out of 10

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