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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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 want to do in 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)?

"tell me about your research" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you want to do in medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN, read my file" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dr. David Rose was so nice. It was the best interview conversation I've ever had. There seems to be a lot of opportunities for nature lovers and outdoor sports!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"there is traffic in the area. you have to own a car to do ANYTHING outside of the campus. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"there are 3 different free clinics which are open on different days. know which one you are going to for your tour. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"very relaxed and conversational. I also interviewed with Dr. Carolyn Kelly (asst. dean of admissions) " 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

SAN

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/14/2007

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

9 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

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