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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

Open file

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

"What schools did you apply to? Why? What schools did you not apply to? Why?" Report Response

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

"Why is UCSD a good fit? (got this question from both interviewers) " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read through my AMCAS and secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"UCSD has an incredible student run clinic, and a very flexible curriculum" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"a med student bragging about not going to lecture-- is that supposed to sell the school?" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"interviews are long. they're scheduled for 1 hour each, but my second one ran 30 mn over. i had to take the shuttle to my interviews, and it dropped me off late so i had to run to my interviews. wear comfortable shoes." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"it was very relaxed and conversational. the interviewers know your file very well, so be prepared to talk about yourself and anything you wrote in your application. no hard questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/01/2005

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

8 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?

8 out of 10

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