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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Most importantly, tell me what you have been doing your year off? (Faculty)" Report Response

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

"Where do you hope to end up in your future? (Student)" Report Response

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

"Tell me how you got to this point?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your time in (specific country)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Most importantly, tell me what you have been doing your year off? (Faculty) Hard because I did not feel like what i am currently doing is very impressive. I tried to seem as enthusiastic as possible." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Website, Interview Questions prep book, My secondary and primary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Almost everything at this school impressed me positively. The strong bond that each class has is AMAZING. They are all one family. I spent some time with the diversity coalition, and they made me feel at home, and truly put UCI as a top choice for me.C/o 2014 will all have brand new facilities to learn and work in. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The rundown facilities, BUT our class would not be using those. So NO NEGATIVES!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How relaxed everything was. Seriously no stress." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Be yourself, you were chosen for an interview because you deserve, they just want to see your personality and confidence shine." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

SNA

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

5 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

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

7 out of 10

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