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  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Charlottesville
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 was the most interesting question?

"The interview was more conversational than direct questions and answers." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through AMCAS application and the UVA secondary. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"While some people will feel that the town is small, I enjoyed the atmosphere. The student body appeared to be very active, with many of the students talking about camping trips, tubing, pick-up basketball games, etc... Though there may be a self-selection bias in those who volunteer to lead tours and conduct interviews, I was surprised to find that each person with whom I spoke hoped to stay in Charlottesville for their residency." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was impressed by the quality of the facilities and the experience gained during away rotations. I was concerned that rotating at smaller clinics and rural hospitals may lead to a lack of responsibility/experience. I was told that this is not the case." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was interviewed by a fourth year medical student and a practicing/teaching physician. Both interviews were informal and focused on an applicant's ability to relate to others. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

CHO

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?

Courtyard Marriot - Walking distance to interview

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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