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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"how did this experience convince you that you wanted to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"what have you learned from your cultural background that will help you in medical school?" Report Response

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

"what do you see as your biggest challenge in medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"do you think coming from a family of physicians gives you an advantage over those who haven't?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"why did you get involved in this activity? why did you really?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"the usual" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"i love SF, anatomy lab's very well ventilated, straight pass/fail!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"very cramped lecture halls w/ very small desks, lab facilites are pretty old" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"lot of down time during the interview" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"started at 8am, the first 2 hours of info/finaid session was tough to stay awake through but at least you get food. the admissions ppl were very good, provided customized packets w/ maps and shuttle schedules to guide you to your interviews. pretty good lunch, then followed by a student tour. 2 interviews that can range anywhere from 1pm to 4:30pm." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

SFO

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/12/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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