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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

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)?

"How did you choose the topic of your thesis? (I'm a history major)" Report Response

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

"Honestly, we just reminisced about Berkeley the whole time..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The student told me she swore she would ask the person she interviewed the same question she was asked, because she hated it. It was: ''Teach me how to do something, like right now.''" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, reflected on my life..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone is SOOOO NICE! The weather is gorgeous as well. The administrators were also very gracious and informative." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing; it's a spread out location but I come from SoCal so I'm used to that." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was so laid back, the staff interview was at the hospital (near the Block) so driving was kind of bothersome but there was plenty of parking and we had plenty of time to get there. (A shuttle is available for those without cars.) They seem to pair you up with people who have similar backgrounds-- my faculty interviewer went to Berkeley undergrad and came back down South, which was my experience as well." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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

8 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?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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