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  • University of California Irvine School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Irvine
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Who are you?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why UCI?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Is it a growing trend to take time off before med school? It seems like all the people I interview are out of school." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What specifically are your goals for a career in medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, read applications, read school's website, practice interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything: the beautiful weather/campus, the laid-back students and administration, absolutely loved it!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Irvine is pretty awesome!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Arrive at 8am, tour til 9am, intros and lectures on admissions, financial aid, housing, student life, etc. til 11:30am, eat til noon, interview outside (friggin awesome!) with a student for an hour, take the 15-min shuttle over to the medical center, interview with a physician for an hour, shuttle 15-min back to campus, done by 4pm" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

0-1 hour

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?

SNA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2008

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"You guys are great! So friendly and supportive!" Report Response

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