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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"How do you plan to balance medical school and your family life" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research and experience at the UCI medical center" Report Response

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

"Why medicine" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None really the day was low key and really conversational. My student interviewer didnt even ask me why uci or why medicine." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None because of the low stress and low key nature" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Researched UCI website, not really a whole lot of prep though...for each school I just come up with a decent why X school answer and thats about the extent of my prep" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"hospital is brand new, you cant really beat the location, a lot fo construction going on to upgrade the campus. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not diverse student body, overall did not really seem to have a lot of opportunities for the students. Still though i enjoyed the day and UCi is a good school. The good certainly outweighed the bad" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I dont want to give the impression UCI is bad, its just that other UC schools such as davis really impressed me more. UCI is a good school which i would attend it just didnt really wow me on any level. I could certianly see myself being happy there for 4 years though. I guess i left not overly impressed but also not with negative feelings. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/23/2009

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

6 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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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

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