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  • University of California Davis School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Sacramento
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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)?

"why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"what do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"Why Davis, all pretty typical." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Two patients need to be intubated, but there's only room for one more, what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"talked with students at UCD, read this site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Of all the interviews I've been to, the students at UCD were by far the friendliest. I was constantly being asked how I was doing and invited to class. People even came out of the break room to say hello. also, incredible med center." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing really. the campus isn't the most beautiful thing, but its not that bad." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A really good overall experience. I wasn't expecting much from UCD, but after the interview day it was at the top of my list. The student interviewer was great, he seemed like someone I would go grab a beer with. The people here are great. My faculty interview was probably the toughest I've had, but he did such a great job to make it unstressful." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/15/2003

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