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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about yourself...where you grew up...your school..." Report Response

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

"The conversation really flowed from one topic to another with little structure. We'd go in-depth on some stories, not so much on others." Report Response

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

"See above." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Part of the conversation delved into my high school life" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ethics scenario--although it was preceded by a generous disclaimer " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"The usual cocktail: SDN, health care and ethics reading, VOTING, previous interviews, reviewing my app, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The energy ebbing from students and faculty is crazy. People are truly passionate about this institution." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Ha. Not much, my friend." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it's possible to achieve residency within your first year of school..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews themselves were incredibly (and purposefully) relaxed and conversational. I had a prime opportunity to share myself outside of what I'd submitted on paper." 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?

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?

01/01/2007

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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