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  • University of California San Diego School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • La Jolla
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Why UCSD?" Report Response

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

"What makes a good doctor?" Report Response

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

"The woman noticed that I take my faith in God very seriously and so she proposed various ethical situations for me to answer..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I'm standing in front of the admissions council and I am presenting you as an applicant...what do i tell them to convince them to accept you as a student? (tooootally caught me off guard!)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"why didn't you do well on the mcat? how will you do well on future standardized tests throughout your career as a doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN was sooo helpful, no doubt. Many thanks to all the folks who posted before me, def a huge huge help. Read up on various things like healthcare reform, universal healthcare, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The day was very structured. The other students I iviewed with were extremely friendly. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing really..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the students kept hounding in the fact that the ucsd curriculum was changing to a model more like that of ucla's. it was obviously something they were very happy about. right now they have a traditional (8-5) model" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/11/2008

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

9 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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