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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Open file

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

"After we exchanged pleasantries.... I noticed on your transcript that you changed majors...why?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"(not the third question) What is the biggest problem facing the health care industry today...how would you fix it?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"I can see that faith/religion is very important to you, how do you feel about the Benitez case (Supreme court case about a physcian refusing to artificially inseminate a homosexual women) how will your faith affect your decisions and professionalism in medicine. " Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"I can tell that you are a very articulate person and I also know that you wrote a well written personal statement. Why the low score in the verbal section of the MCAT?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, School Website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The apparent student cohesiveness during the interview day. The facilities were very nice. The faculty involvement in the student body. The oppotunities for patient interaction during the first two years." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really, but the talk at the end of the day was pretty discouraging....the addmissions office staff basically told us that the class was already full." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The class was full already." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I loved UC Davis! I had great time while I was there. The interviewers (student and faculty) were very nice! " 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?

In state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/09/2006

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?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

9 out of 10

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