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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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 do you want to go to medical school?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research/publication." Report Response

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

"What struggles do you expect to face in medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What struggles do you expect to face in medical school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read school's website and online resources, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were amazing! Everyone was really nice and willing to help. The day felt relaxed and fun. The medical school itself is making improvements including a new student center and a stem cell research lab." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My faculty and student interviews felt rushed." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the whole day would be so low stress." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"UCI is a great school with even greater students. The students seemed like a diverse, friendly, and close group. The new facilities and research opportunities will definitely raise UCI's rankings. I truly hoped I get accepted here." 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?

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?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/07/2009

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?

8 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?

10 out of 10

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