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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?

7 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)?

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your shadowing experience." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to go into medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you deal with an ungrateful patient?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What has been the single most important lesson that life has taught you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Interview feedback on SDN, looked up school information, re-read primary and secondary apps." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Practically everything, but the biggest and best thing I noticed was how universally happy everyone was--students and faculty alike. Charlottesville is also a wonderful small city, with lots to do and see but not stifling or overcrowded." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To save room for the dessert menu at lunch time!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Wonderful school and program. Don't let the location dissuade you--I come from a fairly metropolitan area and I found Charlottesville charming, bustling, and folksy. It's really not as rural as some might have you believe." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/28/2014

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

9 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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None, they were an absolute pleasure to meet and spend the day with." Report Response

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