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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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)?

"When did you first start wanting to be a doctor and why?" Report Response

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

"What makes you a good candidate for an M.D.?" Report Response

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

"What do you think will be difficult about being a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would your friends describe you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed school website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm of the students was great. San Francisco is a nice city." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The price of the school will rise about 10% each year for the next few years, nearly to the price of a cheap private school. Also, my interviewer was a bit cynical." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The school is a bit tough to find! Mapquest is not much of a help here, but it gets you in the general location. There is a lot of down time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I came to the school expecting much snobbier and arrogant people, but they turned out to be generally friendly. Great curriculum and outstanding faculty. I was impressed to hear how nice the school tries to make the college-med school transition." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

SMF

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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