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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?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 is a regret you have in your life thus far" Report Response

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

"Why are you no longer interested in research" Report Response

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

"Why did you transfer universities" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you propose to solve the immigrant issue of health care" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me the procedure you used during your research to excize genes (Since I had done research 2 years prior I did not remember the exact reagents used which is what the interviewer wanted to know)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I like the San Diego area in general" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities of the hospital and school were not equivilant to other schools I have seen, the interviewers were rude and arrogant, students seemed forced to interact with interviewees." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I thought I was going to really like UCSD but left the school really uninterested in attending. Besides the location the school does not have much to offer and they are arrogant about being difficult to get into." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

3 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2007

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

4 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

2 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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