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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"About my research. Why not just pure research. Why medicine too?" Report Response

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

"What about managed care?" Report Response

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

"The case I mentioned above." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Long case study about a guy. Basically at the end of the story, your patient refuses surgery that will save his life. My answer was that he was irrational and that I would choose for him. In the end, he just didn't want to be a burden on his family, so his choice was purely rational. Very good story and case that has changed a little about how I think about medicine" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think about managed care?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went over my essays. Talked with medical students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Awesome weather. Did I mention the weather? It was awesome." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They compare themselves too much with UCLA. I don't even care about UCLA" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Their amazing faculty that interview me." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Awesome experience. Got to talk with the guy who invented microinjection. There is definitely some awesome research going on here and I would like to get in on it." 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

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/30/2006

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 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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