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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"If you could change one thing about the state of healthcare in America, what would it be? " Report Response

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

"Do you think doctors really need to be honest with patients? Why?" Report Response

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

"Why aren't you taking a year off before medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How can we justify spending money and research time on diseases of aging when there are sick children suffering? (I'm interested in geriatrics...)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the school's website, went over AMCAS, talked to current students " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything! The students are interesting, humble and passionate about medicine, the administration was kind and welcoming, the facilities are amazing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Housing seems difficult to find." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The Areas of Concentration program is not well promoted on the school's website but seems to be a big deal at the school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Arrived, met with other interviewees and had breakfast in library, then had a talk with Dean Wofsy, then financical aid talk, then satin on a class, then lunch, then two interviews. Very full day." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

SFO

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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?

10 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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

4 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?

9 out of 10

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