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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Specific questions about my application. (They really thought them through)" Report Response

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

"Ethical questions - both student and faculty asked these" Report Response

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

"Why medicine/why Davis? What are you going to do if you're not accepted?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are the biggest problems in healthcare?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Teach me something. (This one caught me by surprise)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read sdn, essays." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They are constructing all new buildings on the Sacramento campus." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The class is already full and it is probably very difficult to get in now." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It takes 20 minutes to drive from the Sacramento campus to the Davis campus." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The introduction from the assistant dean was good. We had about 2 hours of downtime in the middle of the day. Both the student and the faculty member read my application beforehand and had specific questions to ask." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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 total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/20/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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