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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?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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 and how you got here." Report Response

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

"Tell me how what you said about your culture... and how it connects with the health concerns and problems of your community?" Report Response

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

"So tell me some of the problems within the community and how you plan to solve them?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Interviewer: "Tell me about what think of ____." Me: "(answer)... as long as it's not like House. It's just not realistic." Interviewer: "Yeah, also he's just... rude." Me: "No, he's a jerk. I would hate working with him, and having him as a doctor." Interview: (laughs) (10 minutes on House and everything wrong with it). " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about how you could foresee yourself changing for the worst during medical school, and what would cause you to change?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Closed file, so no prep necessary. Depending on how you guide the conversation, you could be putting yourself in the corner, or bashing on House. =) Just be yourself, be honest." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The rain... but that wasn't UCSF's fault." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it would have been really cold and rainy. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"PRIME applicant. Great school. No, excellent." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Rodeway Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/17/2009

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?

8 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Great job at making all of the students feeling welcome!" Report Response

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