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  • University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • San Francisco
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about yourself?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Anything you want to tell me that might not be in the file?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really stood out, our conversation was mostly about my life story and its relation to pursuing a medical career." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A question about research - only difficult because I was hoping to focus on other activities I was involved with at the time." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"See previous interview prep" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dr. Wofsy gave an incredible talk to us at the beginning of the day. The students seemed very happy and I was impressed by the range of opportunities available at the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing :)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"N.A." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"When I applied to UCSF, I didn't really expect it to be one of my top choices. After interviewing there, I can honestly say that it is my #1 choice of medical school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

SFO

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/06/2011

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?

10 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep doing your thing. I had a great time at my interview (meeting Dr. Wofsy was especially memorable). You guys did a great job of showing me why UCSF is one of the best places to learn medicine in the world." Report Response

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