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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"What do yuo think an IRB is for?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about the events that lead you to college" Report Response

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

"Why do you feel you switched from engineering to medicine? (Because I did that in my first year of college)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Questions about my high school career" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think an IRB is for?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Studied the website, read SDN, talked to friends at the school (MSI)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I have never met a student body so enthusiastic about a school before. It took them a very long time to even think of something that they didn't like about the school...and even that was trivial! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Just the price of living and the fact that its foggy and cloudy a lot on that side of SF" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my interviews weren't going to be until 3 and 4 PM" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The student interviewer was awesome and I really felt like it was a conversation. The faculty interviewer was good as well, but inherently is going to be more stressful. The staff at UCSF is awesome and really act like they care about the students and their well-being." 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western Civic Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/07/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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