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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?

1 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)?

"So you shadowed a surgeon in Scotland...what do you think about socialized health care?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about this 'D'...I though it might be a typo?" Report Response

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

"The HMO question which was the only sorta tricky one because there was a specific answer he was looking for and it took me a second to figure out where he was going with it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really out of the ordinary. I guess it would have to be "So where do you go to bass fish?"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A question about working for an HMO and my response to being repeatedly hassled to see more patients." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Student Doctor Network, re-read my 2ndary and personal statment, and some website browsing. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"UVa is great. Def. the best school in Virginia and my #1 choice, so I was a bit bummed that it was my _first_ interview. Good tour and lunch, great town: feels bigger than it is, med-students seemed very likable and well adjusted. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Undergrads are preppie rich kids for the most part but what you gonna do? " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It rains a lot so bring an umbrella (they have some there but it shows insight!)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Sooo relaxed. More like a conversation than an interview. No one is trying to catch you out. I think I asked more questions than I answered. Very good exp." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/07/0004

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