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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?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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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)?

"What are the three things that you like about medicine?" Report Response

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

"What are three things you don't like about medicine/being a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was given a scenario of me being a pediatrician and having to tell a mother that her two year son had brain cancer and would die in four months. The interviewer asked me how would I tell the mom. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See most interesting question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and researching the school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"After my second interview I had an hour gap and my interviewer asked me if I wanted to see a procedure he was about to start so I got out of my suit and into some scrubs. Also, they have three student run clinics which are very good and you can get credit for volunteering there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The only thing that I did not like was that the curriculum is still very lecture based but I knew that ahead of time." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviewers are very pleasant, they really just want to get to know you. " Report Response

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