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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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 are your opinions about inter-racial marriage?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What research have you done? How can it be applied to society?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Questions about diversity and experiencing racism." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Draw the enzymes and substrates of the TCA cycle. J/K. None of the questions were that difficult. All of them mostly came from my application." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I prepared by avoiding all the mock interviews. Just write down your strengths and make sure you bring them up during the conversation." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is ranked #14 in Research and #7 in Primary Care. The facilites are excellent and state of the art. Many opportunities for research and clinical experience. Beautiful SD weather. Faculty is top notched. Disregard other negative posts about the faculty as they are excellent." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Outside the school of medicine, the school looks like a big community college. But who cares, you'll be spending your time at the SOM anyways." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How awesome the school is." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great experience." 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?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marriot

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/27/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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