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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?

2 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)?

"Why medicine, when you're a liberal arts major?" Report Response

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

"Why VCU?" Report Response

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

"Describe your clinical and research experiences. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The questions were all pretty straightforward, and standard. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Studentdoctor.net, Interview feedback, mock interview with friends, read up on bioethics and medical current issues" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything! VCU is surprisingly dynamic in its curriculum and its facilities are undergoing an extensive renovation -- most of the campus should look completely different by the time I potentially get there in 2 years..." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cafeteria food :(" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That Dr. Lawrence was so cool :)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was an interview for the Preferred Applicant Track, VCU's Early Admit program with VCU's undergrad. Honors Program, so I was a soph. in college when I interviewed. I know that VCU is my first choice, and this confirmed it. My interviewer was very casual, asking me the normal questions while also keeping the interview conversational and friendly. The tour was excellent...I fell in love all over again :)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

06/03/2003

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