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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"If you have to plan everything then how do you handle change?" Report Response

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

"Explain your first MCAT score." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would I do if one of my athletes were using steroids? (I want to be team physician)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above. Right now there really is no right answer for that, I think they wanted to see if I would take stand." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS, Personal Statement" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The warmth of the people impressed me. They are strictly pass/ fail which eliminates the competition. A physician in front of me iin line at breakfast bought my food when he found out I had an interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The rotations will take place in the sticks. I think I can adjust to that. If you can't you might as well get married. So you can stay in Charlotteville" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very nice people, nice lunch, great school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/02/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

6 out of 10

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