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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 the learning community that you were involved in." Report Response

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

"Tell me about this line on your PS" Report Response

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

"How would you rate yourself as an applicant on a scale of 1-10" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you ask a prospective medical student that I haven't asked you already?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Are you sure you know what it means to be a doctor (Not that I couldn't think of an answer, but his tone was pretty condescending, so it threw me off guard)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, UVA website, reviewed materials given to me by school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Tour guides were great, the school campus, LUNCH was fantastic" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my interviewers kept making faces at everything I said, and left to answer a page in the middle of the interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"As a VA resident, I'm pretty familiar with UVA and C'Ville, so nothing really. I learned that it is still possible to be "grilled" at one's back up school" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Day started at 11, where I met my fellow interviewees and had an info session. We then had lunch (Dessert is ridiculously good), and then a tour of the campus. We came back and had two half hour interviews and then a financial aid info session. " 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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