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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Growing up on the east coast, what do you think the main differences are between the east and west coasts?" Report Response

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

"How did you decide you wanted to work with the underserved?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"do you think that there are less "arrogant" doctors these days because of the increased diversity of med school classes?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what will you do to make sure you dont become an arrogant doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, earlier interviews, read the news" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Dean's speech/transparency of the interviewing and application process, my first interviewer, the anatomy lab, convenience of the gym, class we sat in on was pretty interesting." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was given by first years who didn't have much to contribute or really know where they were going (didn't get to see the hospital except for the lobby)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was the best/most comprehensive interview day I've been on so far, really got a good idea of the school and a warm welcome from students and faculty." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

SFO

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/13/2008

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?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Don't have first years give tours in November." Report Response

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