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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?

3 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?

50 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)?

"Tell me something about yourself that is not in your application" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

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

"Questions about my research exp and other things in AMCAS and secondary." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about the most stressful situation you ever had and how did you deal with it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really..it was a very informal interview. Both my interviewers made me feel extremely comfortable. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"UCSD SOM website, SDN Interview feed back, AMCAS and Secondary (both interviewers thoroughly read them before hand and knew a lot about me), NY Times news, spoke to students and doctors" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students, faculty and administrative staff are incredibly nice and enthusiastic. There is a lot of support for medical students, planned extracurricular activities, new biomed library, amazing faculty etc. etc..." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing at all" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there is no reason to stress for this interview. And after the interview..you are either accepted or put on the waitlist..no immediate rejections." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My best interview exp so far.. Informal, relaxed, conversational" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2006

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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