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  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Richmond
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"What do you enjoy reading for fun?" Report Response

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

"What do you think of Dr. Kevorkian?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about XXX class you took as an undergrad." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Could you help a person to commit physician-assisted suicide?" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Straightforwardness about the admissions process." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Large class size seems to get in the way of personalized advising. My impression was that pursuing electives was something to be done on one's own time during 1st and 2nd year (rather than a specific requirement for a certain number of elective hours). As a city, Richmond was not that appealing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Large percentage of class came from wait-list (nothing wrong with that if you're one of those lucky students), but it indicates to some extent that the school is not a top choice for many applicants." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There was a PowerPoint presentation at the beginning of the tour, where the interwiewees crowded around a desktop computer. The highlights that seemed to be regarded as selling points by the students seemed to be par for the course at other schools. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2004

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