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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?

2 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?

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 is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What is your most valuable community service/medical expereince?" Report Response

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

"What was your most valuable non-medical experience?" Report Response

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

"Why Medicine? Why UVa?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about you major and why you chose history?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a time when you had to be empathetic." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website, read over Amcas" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The food was great, as fabled. It was interesting to have fourth year student give the tour, the provided an interesting perspective on medical school and UVa. All of the people seemed excited about the interviewees." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I wish that I could have met more students. It is hard to tell if you will fit into a place only meeting two fourth years." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Charlottesville is a great town with lots to do. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Both of my interviews were very conversational. The interview with the medical student was a little more intense; although she did not ask any "hard" questions. Mostly, they want to get to know you, and make sure you are normal." 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?

< $100

What airport did you use?

CHO

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/27/2005

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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