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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?

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?

60+ 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)?

"Tell me about you international experience?" Report Response

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

"How do you feel your undergrad premeds have prepared you for med school?" Report Response

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

"How do you plan to incorporate family life into the career of a surgeon?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you plan to incorporate family life into the career of a surgeon? It was all nice and conversational." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"VCU website and SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people I met all seemed happy and excited to share VCU with newcomers. The facilities are amazing in terms of size and range." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Size of the class. Richmond is not at the top of my list of cities to live in before I die." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I thought the whole day was well put together and organized. Tour guides were engaging, open and frank. Interview was very laid back and so was the meeting with the admissions people." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

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?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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