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  • University of California Irvine School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Irvine
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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)?

"Nothing too specific, more a review of my file, "I'd like you start from the beginning and explain how you got here." " Report Response

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

"Tell me about a patient that was particularly memorable." Report Response

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

"Who inspires you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read primary and secondary applications. Visited UCI website. Read SDN interview feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Went out of their way to make us comfortable and make the day stress-free (which it was). Nearly all of my co-interviewees were great (minus one or two folks who rubbed me the wrong way)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Just wish UCI were in a more urban locale." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Chill out, it doesn't get more relaxed than this. If you've got some time between interviews, ask a current student to let you into the student lounge - you can play pingpong between interviews..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 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?

SNA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/15/2008

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None. Did amazing job making us all feel welcome and comfortable for interview day." Report Response

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