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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?

2 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)?

"What do you parents have to say about the University of Virginia (They're UVa grads)?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your involvement in (some activity)?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"One interviewer had me read a short paragraph describing an ethical issue encountered by a medical student and asked me to comment on it. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Didn't." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The fourth year students had a lot of positive things to say about the school and encouraged everyone to come. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We didn't get to meet any first or second year students. The whole town and school shut down at the first hint of snow. Our financial aid talk was cancelled as a result." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How far from the school the Holiday Inn is. DO NOT stay at the Holiday Inn on Emmett St. It is about an $8 cab ride from the school and the restaurant in the lobby is terrible. There aren't any restaurants nearby unless you have a car. The hotel also didn't provide a shuttle back to the airport, which was a $20 cab ride. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The tour guides were very informative and enthusiastic about the college. The interviewers were friendly and pumped up the school as well. We were given lunch which was also top notch. Interviews were pretty laid back, low-stress. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/26/2004

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