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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?

10 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)?

"My student interview was very conversational and relaxed (we walked, sat at an outside table, and ate while we talked; we didn't really talk about my application, just about uci/my life in general. My faculty interviewer focused on my amcas application and clinical/research activities that I have done: What kinds of volunteer activities have you done outside of medicine/in the community?" Report Response

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

"Can you tell me about more clinical work that you've done?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A lot of her questions made me think about "why" I did the activities that I did. I learned a lot about my motivations/reasons for doing certain activities.." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn/interview feedback/uci SOM website/talk to first and second years (VERY helpful!!!)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interview day pretty much smashed any reservations that I had concerning UCI. Everyone is super relaxed and genuinely happy to be at this school. Also, they are building a new student center that will open just in time for class of 2014!!! (think..new student lounge equipped with a flat screen tv, kitchen, ping pong tables..etc. and 18 new simulation/clinical rooms for med students)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nada." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviews and whole day in general would be so fun and relaxing!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I'm really hoping I get an acceptance here; this school has become one of my TOP choices! Stay with a student host - it's definitely more fun and worth it; they give a realistic glimpse into life as a uci medical student." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

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?

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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The admissions office is super friendly!" Report Response

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