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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?

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?

6

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)?

"What do you expect will be the most challenging aspect of the program for you?" Report Response

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

"So your dad's a physician and now you want to be a physician? any parental influence going on in your decisions to pursue medicine?" Report Response

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

"We try to represent all walks of life in each of our medical school classes. How do you feel you could contribute to our incoming class?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you design an experiment to reveal with absolute certainty that so and so does such and such..." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same as above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read research papers by my interviewers, read the UCSF website, thought about the meaning of life" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students, the faculty, the city, and especially the Mission Bay campus. Pretty freakin awesome! They have beautiful labs an amazing view, and an incredible new rec facility. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Only because it's painful to wait, but the fact that it takes so long to find out whether or not I'll be going here next year. That and the fact that they don't have any sweet shirts at the bookstore..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"met with 1 MD committee member - closed file, 1 MSTP student - closed file, 2 MSTP committee members - open file, 2 research faculty of my choosing - open file. Got some fine lunches at the cafeteria, a great tour, saw a cadaver, great dinner at a pub complements of the MSTP. A great experience all around!" 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

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?

11/14/2006

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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