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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?

3 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)?

"If you had a medical award named after you, what would you want it to be for? (ex. most capable doctor, most compassionate doctor, most groundbreaking doctor, etc.)" Report Response

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

"Tell me how you got here (I'm a nontrad student - he wanted to know why I switched fields)." Report Response

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

"see "most difficult question"" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really mind blowing - the interviewers really just wanted to get to know me." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you could decide what I wrote about you in my post-interview comments, what would you want me to say? Doesn't sound hard at first, but it was tricky." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the UVASOM website, re-read my AMCAS and Secondary applications, thought about how I would answer the different medical questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly the staff, students and interviewers were, and how pretty the town and campus was." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Kind of a long trek from the nearest city." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview was really low stress in the end." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"really positive - I had one 4th year medical student and one faculty member interview me. They were ridiculously nice, were really concerned about " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/17/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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