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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"The New Orleans question (above)" Report Response

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

"Do you read fiction? Have you read Harry Potter?" Report Response

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

"Have you heard of Dr. Kevorkian?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"With what happen in New Orleans I'm sure you wouldnt want to be in the midst of such devastation(Not the exact words but thats what it came down to) I took it as some sort of trap question." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain your verbal score in the MCAT" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN/webpages on healthcare/learning from prior interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Richmond was better than I was led to believe. The school is located right in the heart if down town. I liked that the school of nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and applied health are all in the same vicinity. That way you can mingle with other students instead of your classmates - especially if you single like me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I hope they finish most of the constructon before July 2006 - Parking seems to be a huge problem there." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing out of the ordinary" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I thought it was a very pleasant interview. I waited almost 15 minutes outside my interviewers door because he was just wrapping up the interview with the person before me. The tour was nice too - wear comfortable shoes cause its quite hilly." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

RIC

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Crown Plaza

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2005

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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