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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Could you summarize who you are in about five bullet points?" Report Response

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

"What do you see yourself doing in 15 years?" Report Response

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

"Why San Francisco, Why UCSF?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you believe Western medicine can have bad effects on a nonwestern culture?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you couldn't go into medicine, what would you into? Why San Francisco, would you have a support network here being from the East Coast?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"studentdoctor.com, read over apps, research papers etc, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the dean of admissions was awesome! the other interviewees, medical students, school facilities...." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Financial Aid people were not ready to meet with us on time, but pulled their act together quickly." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Closed interviews mean a lot of random conversation. Come prepared to bring up weak points in your application because the interviewers won't know to bring them up." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great---one of my first choices." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Oak

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Stanyan Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2006

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

8 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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