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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

How you think you did?

9 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 is your opinion on the designated hitter rule in baseball? (I'm from St. Louis and currently live in Boston, so since the Cards and the Sox were both doing well, we started talking about baseball)" Report Response

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

"What is wrong with America's public schools and how would you fix it?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about why you want to be a doctor - how did you get where are you are now?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What type of non-academic reading do you most like to do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is wrong with America's public schools and how would you fix it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"School's website, read through my secondary, SDN, talked to current students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Many things -- the city of Charlottesville is wonderful -- no wonder it was recently voted the best city in America to live. The students seemed generally happy and the curriculum is great. And lunch was amazing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That clerkships can be in some far-away (and very small) places. It would be difficult to be away for months at a time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day was nice -- intro by the assistant dean of admissions, tour by a fourth-year, wonderful lunch, and then two interviews (both were with faculty). The financial aid presentation after all the interviews were over was really helpful." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/14/2004

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