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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?

1 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)?

"Implementation of universal coverage will probably lower physician pay, how do you feel about that?" Report Response

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

"You have worked with a variety of underserved populations, which have been the easiest and most difficult to work with?" Report Response

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

"Working with homeless/indigent people can be very difficult, how do you deal with this difficulty?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you change about the current medical care system?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were particularly difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Because it was closed file, I retraced my steps from HS to interview day, reminding myself how I got from there to here (I've been out of school for a while). Reread my primary/secondary application materials." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. I think I have a crush on Dean Wofsy, I entered the interview completely nervous, but by the time he finished introducing us I was completely calm and ready for the rest of the day. The interview day was very well planned, everything was set up well and we had no awkward extra time or similar stuff. Those of us who had to interview at SFGH (on the other side of town) were shuttled over without any confusion. The whole day was great." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"A couple of other applicants rubbed me the wrong way. Otherwise, nothing!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Train or subway

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

What airport did you use?

None

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/17/2008

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?

7 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

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