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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"What do you think about Plan B being available without prescription?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your elementary school. (?)" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research? Who holds the patent for ----(a particular drug I was working with)? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Discussion about recent election and various California propositions. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the worst thing that has ever happened to you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over AMCAS and secondary, reviewed medical ethics issues, read SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Student-Run Free Clinic tour was great. There were so many people waiting to be seen by the students--a harsh reminder of the 46 million people in this nation without health insurance." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My faculty interviewer did not seem familiar with the medical school and its programs; she was not able to address my questions. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

11/15/2006

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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