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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself. (I thought this was dumb because it was open-file.)" Report Response

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

"What do you do to relax?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What problems do you think you will face as a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up about the school, re-read my AMCAS and secondary apps" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Student-run free clinic was most impressive...community medicine at it's best Also, tutorial office is cool...hadn't seen that at any other schools" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lecture-intensive schedule, students talked alot about bad professors and lecturers " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Contrary to previous reviews, my tour guides seemed enthusiastic about their school experience. The facilities were ok. Interviewers were very laid back and conversational. They don't reject anyone right away, you are either admitted or placed in an ''acceptable pool''. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express, La Jolla

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/11/2007

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

7 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?

9 out of 10

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