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  • West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Morgantown
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

2

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"what are your strengths and weaknesses and how will they help/hurt you in med school and being a doctor?" Report Response

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

"what do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"biochemistry questions relating to the T. cruzi parasite and diabetes. study up on biochemistry if you are going to interview with dr. vandyke. he asks biochemisty questions relating to experiences in your application.. even if they don't have anything to do with biochemistry." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what is the oldest animal alive on earth today?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Complex questions about type 1 and type 2 diabetes, biochemsity questions about metablic pathways in parasites" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over amcas, SDN, thought of answers to questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"morgantown is pretty, the campus is nice" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"our tour guide was less than thrilled to be guiding us, he didn't know much about the school and gave us a really short tour" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that i wouldn't be able to talk with many students or see much of the campus." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"interview is with four other applicants, starts at 11am -brief introduction by admissions secretary, tour by student, lunch, then interviews from 1-4pm, then you can leave." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

PIT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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