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  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Richmond
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?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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 about yourself." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"Please explain your MCAT verbal score." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who is your favorite author?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain your verbal MCAT score (or other weak points in application)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this website and other websites with practice interview questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How professional and friendly students are at MCV; Everything is very high tech and up to date." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I would say the fact that there's not much activity going on in Richmond at night." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The tour is a bit lengthy - make sure you get a good night sleep the night before." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I chose to stay with a 4th year medical student, which turned out to be the best part of the entire interview experience because he was very friendly, informative and just overall an awesome guy. The interview was very relaxed and low-stress, and actually your interviewer becomes your advocate when your case is presented to the admissions committee. I received an acceptance from them and MCV is currently my first choice based on the interview experience." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2004

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