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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"What would your mom say about you? Your Dad? Your sister?" Report Response

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

"What did you learn from experience X on your application?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Of the 5000 appliants that applied, why you, what makes you different?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you fix the healthcare system?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, application, reading up on healthcare" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Pass/Fail grading for four years and consistently beating the national USMLE scores by 15 points? Wow!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Sacramento is described as hot and boring..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Get directions off Google Maps because the directions on their website are ambigious. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was my first choice before and remains my first choice after the interview. Very organized admissions process. The clinics (all 7!) are unparalled. The breadth of clinical experience that schools like to proclaim each student recieves is a reality at Davis. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/20/2007

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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