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  • University of California Davis School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Sacramento
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Why medicine rather than other healthcare professions?" Report Response

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

"What clinical experience stood out in your mind as most formidable." Report Response

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

"Do you really want to come to Davis?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What study habits will you have to change once you come to Davis?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you deal with people in a group when they are not doing there part. Give a specific example of when this has happened." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website, read secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are brand new and beautiful. The students were so nice and welcoming. We continually walked by incredibly friendly faculty members. Davis is strictly Pass/fail for first two years." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Sactown is pretty unexciting and very hot in the summertime. The students said that they didn't feel like the school stressed preparing them well for the Boards. The students do really well, but it is on their own accord." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It was a very long interview day. Lunch was given, but breakfast was not, so make sure you eat breakfast." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Showed up at 8. Met with dean and financial advisor. Toured campus and hospital. Interviewed with student over lunch and then had interview at 2pm." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2007

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

2 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

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