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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

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Tell me aboout your research." Report Response

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

"What will you do to deal with academic stress? I said run, this seemed to be a pretty good answer. Apparently everyone in Charlottesville runs." Report Response

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

"What is the biggest problem in healthcare?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think that there should be more connection between neuroscience and psychology departments?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Something about HMO's (I think). There was a "suit" who would come and ask me about my numbers." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read their website, reviewed my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus was amazing, the students seemed relaxed and happy, the boys were way cuter then the ones in nyc. The med school recently privatized and they now have a lot of money from alums coming in and have built a huge new research building." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviews were short abrubt and I felt like they went badly. But I got in anyway. I sort of felt like they had already decided about whether I would be accepted and just wanted to make sure I wasn't a nut." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Other people talked about the dessert. It was good but don't eat too much because you have to walk around afterwards." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The tour and medical school was fabulous. The interviews were rocky but seemed not to matter." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/23/2004

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