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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 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 another location

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)?

"Tell me about yourself...." Report Response

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

"How do you deal with a patient who you feel doesn't listen to you or who you can't connect with? (this was in context of where I work, not out of the blue)." Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Regarding my love of the outdoors. Nothing spectacularly strange. *note: stress level above was due to joy in being invited to interview, not due to anything anyone did." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult questions. It's closed file, which is like improvisational music- you start talking and they'll fill in your blanks. If you're comfortable with yourself and your life experience, you'll have no problem. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Nothing out of my daily routine. Was myself. Listen to NPR, read newspapers, stay interested and think about subjects pertinent to medicine, since it's my responsibility as a future physician to know about these things, in my opinion." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Where to begin?! Visited a 2nd year class, and I loved the teaching style of the prof. The students were open to questioning- a lot were available to us. Everyone was super friendly and willing to answer anything honestly. Autonomy abounds at this school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"In the words of Dr. Evil, "Riiiight...."" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That fees are increasing, significantly." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"So incredibly mellow. I loved the physicians who interviewed me. They were people I could have a real conversation with, and I was very impressed by their candor and enthusiasm. " 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 is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/02/2006

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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