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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?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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 do you handle stress?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"Specific questions about AMCAS and secondary." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think is the biggest problem in healthcare in America?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what do you think about HMO and PPO's?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mock interview, talked to my student host" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone in san diego is incredibly nice. the med school is affiliated with A LOT of hospitals and other facilities. students seem happy. the student run free clinic is AWESOME." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"person preference--i prefer a more urban setting." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"where the admissions office is for the school of medicine. UCSD campus is huge. having a campus map would have been nice." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"interviews were incredibly conversational. good experience." 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

What airport did you use?

SAN

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

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?

10/31/2006

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?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

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