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    Typical Interview Visit

    We design our interview visits to be as relaxed and stress-free as such processes can be. While these visits are used by the MSTP to find out more about each applicant, we also recognize that these visits are an opportunity for the applicant to learn more about the UCSD MSTP. So we invite all of our interviewing applicants to come with an eager mind, many questions, and as devoid of negative stress as possible!

    The visits generally occur over a two-day period. To get a better idea of how an interview visit will be structured, we have included a mock itinerary below for Mr. Charles Darwin, a prospective applicant.

    Overview Schedule:

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014

    Arrival of Group A: Check in at Residence Inn Marriott; Dinner on your own 


    Wednesday, January 15, 2014

    Group A: Breakfast at the hotel or on your own                                                  
    12:00-12:30 p.m.        Lunch, Medical Education and Telemedicine (MET), Building, Rm. 215
    12:30-1:15 p.m.          Student interview
    1:30-2:15 p.m.            Formal interview
    2:30-3:15 p.m.            Formal interview
    3:30-5:00 p.m.            Tour of MET, SOM, and campus; Free Clinic Video; Q&A session
    5:30-7:30 p.m.            Dinner with MSTP students

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014

    Arrival of Group B: Check in at Residence Inn Marriott; Dinner on your own                                    

    Thursday, January 16, 2014

    Groups A & B: Breakfast at the hotel or on your own                                                                             
    9:00-10:00 a.m.    Welcome/Orientation, Medical Education and Telemedicine (MET) Building, Learning Center Rm. 143
            Paul Insel, Director
            Mari Manchester, Chair, Admissions Committee
    10:30-11:30 a.m.        Research Talks held at The Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
    11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.     Tour of the Salk Institute
    12:30-2:00 p.m.        Buffet lunch, The Meeting Rooms at 15 hosted by MSTP students, faculty, and staff


    Thursday, January 17, 2013 continued

    Groups A & B
    2:30-3:30 p.m.        Overview of the UCSD Medical Center La Jolla clinical facilities
    4:00-5:30 p.m.        Research Talks by interest with faculty and advanced MSTP grad students
    5:30-6:00 p.m.        Wrap Up for Group A with Drs. Insel and Manchester
    6:00-8:00 p.m.        Departure for Group A; Dinner with MSTP students for Group B


    Friday, January 18, 2013

    Group B: Breakfast at the hotel or on your own                                               
    8:00 a.m.                    Pick up interview schedule, MSTP office, Medical Teaching Facility (MTF) building,  Rm. 182
    8:30-9:15 a.m.            Formal interview
    9:30-10:15 a.m.          Formal interview
    10:30-11:15 a.m.        Student interview
    11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  Tour of MET, SOM, and campus; Free Clinic Video; Q&A session
    1:15-1:45 p.m.            Lunch, MTF, Rm. 175
    1:45-2:15 p.m.           Wrap Up with Drs. Insel and Manchester