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  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Richmond
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?

9 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?

1

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)?

"talk about a time when you helped someone in a crisis" Report Response

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

"talk about a time that you helped someone out" Report Response

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

"talk about a time you received criticism" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"how did you work with a teammate that wasnt pulling their weight" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"(same as #1) talk about a time when you helped someone in a crisis" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn questions were the best. read over amcas" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everything! i loved loved loved the school. they seem like they are really going through a positive transition with the new condensed pre-clinical curriculum and all new facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not much... the hills?" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"there would be hills on the tour. i guess people were writing about how they ask you the behavioral questions, which i was really worried about. the way my interviewer presented them, though, was very relaxed and didnt ask me about what i had learned from the experiences or how i applied them to future situations or anything." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"awesome day! prepare more or less using the questions here, but then relax. most of the interview is just talking about your application, and the "behavioral" questions are mixed in." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/22/12

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None. They did a great job!" Report Response

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