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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?

9 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?

Closed file

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"How would your best friend describe you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe how religion and faith groups operate in a socialist country like China. (I was in China for a year)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think of certain religious factions and their antagonism toward scientific discovery? (e.g. stem cells)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"wrote out responses to FAQs, mock interview with friends, ate breakfast" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Associate Dean of Admissions warmly welcomed our applicant group and set the mood for a relaxing day. We met at the Lange Reading Room in the UCSF library, which has a spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not much." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My faculty interviewers were wonderful conversationalists. They both asked me to briefly introduce myself and derived follow-up questions from what I disclosed. One of my interviewers incessantly took notes as we talked whereas the other interviewer took no notes. I was entirely relaxed during both sessions." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

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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