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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"What type of medicine do you hope to practice?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"Do you feel comfortable at this school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I have a set impression of you from your file. What should I know about you that your file might not illustrate?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you could pick from the 3 Virginia schools, which would you select?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read UVA website, reviewed application, read interview feedbacks" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"UVA has a great reputation and it is built on its strong faculty and research experience. All of the students seemed pretty happy (even the 1st years who were taking exams) so it's not ultra competitive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities are only so-so. During rotations, you likely have to go to some other hospitals in the state which are not as good." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The fourth year is almost completely your own to design as you wish. Most people spend a lot of time off-site during their fourth year." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews were not particularly stressful. Both interviewers were mostly familiar with my file so they chose to ask other things about me and they seemed genuinely interested. They were also very conversational and friendly." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/10/2003

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