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  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Charlottesville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

2 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"A patient in your clinical trial feels like they are being used as a guinea pig. What do you do?" Report Response

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

"Did your daddy get you that job? *said in condescending tone* (uh, my dad was unemployed at the time... I don't think he was looking to find me a job)" Report Response

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

"Do you think you could live so far away from your family for 4 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think encouraging people to have an implantable chip with all their medical record information on it is ethical?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is a situation in which you had your authority challenged?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Sdn, interview feedback, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students seemed so happy and friendly! The nextgen curriculum also seems amazing... And lunch was the best yet." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Interviewers left an odd taste in my mouth. They were personable, but the interview was not conversational and I definitely felt like I was being judged. One openly criticized the school and railed against the curriculum." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Charlottesville is tiny. Really tiny. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise; it's a bit of a shock if you're coming from a big city." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Loved the students, facilities, and curriculum. Not too hot on the location or the mandatory rural away locations... 3rd is spend wandering all over VA and the admissions staff were not really forthcoming with this fact. :(" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

CHO

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Cavalier Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

9/9/2014

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

2 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Admissions staff were exceptionally friendly! They went to great lengths to ensure that we were comfortable." Report Response

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