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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Tell me about yourself. How come your first semester grades are so bad? Who do you hate and why?" Report Response

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

"Do you think doctors in the same field that make more money try as hard as the doctors that make a lesser amount knowing that whatever the result of the operation, they will not get reprimanded and be paid?" Report Response

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

"Why do you think doctors wear white coats and is it necessary? Why Davis over the other potential choices you have? There are a lot others since mine interviews for at least 90 minutes but I can't remember them all." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who do you hate the most and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Let us say that you were really tired one day and accidently prescribed the wrong drug to a patient. Lucikly the nurse found out before the medicine was given and corrected the misutake. The patient never knew about the mistake. Would you tell the patient what happened? Explain why you would take this course of action." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read over my AMCAS application, the Davis secondary and the SDN interview feedback. I talked to some people that went to Davis to get a feel for how the students liked the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The type of students that go there, the administration and the faculty....and most definitely the Sacramento Medical Center. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Practically nothing. The Davis part of the medical school was not overly impressive, but that was fine because the good stuff is at Sacramento anyway." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. I was well prepared for the interview day there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was by far the best interview experience I have had out of all the interviews I have gone to. This has easily jumped to my top 3 schools that I would attend if they accept me. " Report Response

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