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  • University of California San Diego School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • La Jolla
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Specific questions about my research." Report Response

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

"What is a challenge you foresee as a medical student?" Report Response

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

"What is something you have done, that you look back on with surprise?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a non-science class that you took that interested you. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about an ethical issue or dilemna that you have faced" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over AMCAS & Secondary Apps, School Website (not very helpful)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the students, overall relaxed atmosphere, willingness and knowledgeable admissions staff. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Free clinic dinner is not free. How different the student environment is, compared to all of the rumors you hear. Everyone is very laid back, works together, and super cool. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"New curriculum changes will be clarified in much more detail during the orientation intro, so don't worry about not being able to find much specific information online. Definitely go to the free clinic tour, it gives you a good feel for the clinical environment and type of environment you'll have the opportunity to be exposed to. " 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/05/2009

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Admissions office is extremely organized and responsive, more than any other school I've hd experien" Report Response

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