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  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Charlottesville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"How do you think your (untraditional) background will benefit you in medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why did you not consider medicine earlier as a career? What compelled you to look at it now?" Report Response

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

"What do you think of the current health care crisis and being monitored by insurance companies? How will that affect your quality of life/job enjoyment?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Assuming that all the science and altruism is gone out of your day, the patient's family is griping, complaining and disrespectful . . . . how are you going to behave?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the weakest thing about you? Your poorest attribute--and don't give the "pat" answers like "I'm driven."" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"pamphlets & website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"student tour leaders were extremely forthcoming and candid & school seems to be moving in a more hospitable way (no pun intended) with a pass/fail system, published notes, etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Third year rotations far afield and inflexible." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/01/2002

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