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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Why did you choose your undergraduate school in the east coast? (I'm from the west coast)" Report Response

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

"Do you know who is Dr. Kevorkian?" Report Response

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

"What do you think of Stem cell research?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the last fiction you have read?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Have you read Harry Potter? (I didn't read any of it so I couldn't discuss in depth with my interviewer. My interviewer was nice enough to discuss his opinions about it)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"studentdoctor.net, VCU website. I got a lot of the same interview questions from studentdoctor.net. practice with these questions on sd.net" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school facility, they have been working on renovation and adding new buildings recently." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the location of VCU, it's at the crowded Richmond downtown district." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I knew about up and down hills around downtown Richmond." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The morning interview is a lot less stressful than the afternoon interview. Everyone in morning interview was enjoying the campus tour without much stress." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

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?

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?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Quality Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/05/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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