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  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Richmond
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"something to the effect of how have your work, clinical and volunteer activities effected you or something liek that- I believe this was the first interview question asked" Report Response

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

"why mcv- from reading sdn, this is the key question they seem to always ask." Report Response

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

"what would you do differently with your education? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were the surgeon general, what health issue would you pursue first and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why should MCV take you over all other out of state applicants, some of whom may have worked with doctors without borders or other activities, what unique trait separates you from them all?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Website, sdn, msar, guide for the perplexed" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the hospital system is very large, also the area has an exploding surburban region 30 minutes outside the city" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the cafeteria at the hospital was not very clean looking, smelled like fried fat and was too crowded" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"maybe more of the layout of the city- the downtown is being rejuvenated" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"causal, very informal really, lots of questions, but nothing stressful- the run of the mill types, why mcv, why a doc, tell me about yourself etc." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Quality Inn, 201 E. Cary st

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/22/2005

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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