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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

How you think you did?

8 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 are you looking for in a medical school?" Report Response

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

"What was an ethical issue you faced when working at the hospital?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a patient you saw this summer." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about playing the piano, and how you think what you learned will help you be a good doctor." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"This research you've done is interesting, but why does it really matter?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"learned about the school, looked at sdn, read over my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"happy students, close and friendly community, the fact that the faculty and administration really care about students, and my interviewers seemed to be genuinely interested in me. the area is really pretty, it was so nice to actually see some scenery!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"possibly somewhat conservative atmosphere, but most people said charlottesville also has a pretty liberal side as well. also there did not seem to be much diversity among the students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really...the airport is tiny! kinda funny, though it was really nice." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"this was definitely my most enjoyable interview experience so far. my student host was awesome, everyone was so friendly and helpful, and my interviewers were incredibly nice and made the interview really relaxed and enjoyable. they know your file really well and find interesting questions to ask you. the whole day was really low-stress, and the lunch and tour were great!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/13/2004

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