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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

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

"What kinds of clinical stuff have you done?" Report Response

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

"How would you suggest fixing our healthcare system?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How will you handle stress and get your mind off school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I see you've mentioned research, what kind of research have you done? (Hadn't really done research, but just worked in a lab)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview Feedback, secondary and primary app." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Location of school, and friendliness of everyone. Laid back attitude of students, and comradery. Intramural sports is big, and students kick back and have fun A LOT." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Med Center is kinda far. It doesn't seem like they have much early clinical stuff establishes, you kinda have to take the initiative to do it." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The students are not like other people in the OC, so just relax. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Absolutely love this school, one of my top choices no doubt, could really see myself going here." 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?

2-3 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?

Burbank and John Wayne

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/06/2008

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?

8 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

7 out of 10

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