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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?

4 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)?

"How many women do you know in medicine?" Report Response

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

"What were the experiences and who were the people that made you choose to go into medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor as opposed to a lawyer or another professional career?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you believe medicine is changing/ should change?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you think that technology will influence the practice of medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, amcas, secondary application, talked to students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the administration takes really good care of their students, the students get along very well, the new biomed library was really nice" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"some of the facilities looked a bit old, the medical school campus seemed small" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"it seemed as though the students spend a lot of time in classes, there are tests almost every monday" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was very impressed with how much effort the administration and staff put into making a student's journey enjoyable. It seemed like a really great place to go to school." 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?

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

What airport did you use?

SAN

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

10/24/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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