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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?

8 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 has you exposure to medicine been?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"i was given a scenario,in which as a physician, I had to balance the business end of health care with quality of patient care" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you feel about the direction that medicine is going and how would you propose to fix it? (In reference to managed care) This question had me scratching my head..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, reviewed my application, MSAR" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facitlities and outward appearance of building were excellent. The tour guides were 4th years who were very excited about the medical program at UVA. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It's a small town, but I can make it work." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"UVA has a beautiful campus. It's very aesthically pleasing. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day began with a brief orientation by the Assistant Dean (I think). Then we ate lunch (which was fabulous, as many others on this site have attested to), then a tour. After the tour I had my two interviews. After the interviews were completed, there was an optional financial aid session. I was very impressed with interactions that I observed. The people are truly happy." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

CHO

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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