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  • University of California Irvine School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Irvine
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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?

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)?

"how did you decide on medicine" Report Response

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

"why did you attend your undergrad school" Report Response

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

"questions about my activites" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"detailed questions about my activities or AMCAS essay. the interview was semi-open file, which means they have your activities but not your scores. I was impressed by how carefully my interviewers had looked at my file. they really seemed to care about making me feel comfortable and getting to know me. i thought this was really nice because my student interviewer had just finished an exam and had 4 hours of class following the interview, but they still seemed really excited to meet applicants." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the school's facilities are pristine, the students seem happy, gayle- the interview coordinator- rally tried to make us feel comfortable" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"its a little spread out, so you would need a car" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"they have pretty nice subsidized housing. the rates are really cheap for So Cal, and a lot of the units have pools or garages for cars. one apartment complex even has a private movie theater. oh, and they provide breakfast so you don't have to eat beforehand" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"we had a pretty brief tour, then had a presentation about the school's programs, housing and financial aid. we had student interviews on the lawn outside the 1st year lecture hall building and then dispersed for afternoon interviews. it was very friendly and well organized. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/21/2005

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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