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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?

1 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)?

"see above" Report Response

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

"Motivation for medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why Davis?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"An 80-year-old transplant patient requires an ICU bed. At the same time a 17-year-old cancer patient requires an ICU bed due to improper mediication. Both are acutely ill and could die. Who would you give the bed to?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same as above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over PS and secondary responses, looked at UCD website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people. Everyone is so laid-back and friendly it is amazing. I loved the school atmosphere." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is rush hour traffic when you leave the Davis campus to go to the Med Center in Sac for the student interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had an awesome time. Davis is now one of my top choices. The students and faculty are so friendly and generous. Everyone loves it there. The pass/fail system in the first 2 years also seems to contribute to the non-competitive, laid-back environment." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/04/2003

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