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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Why would I want you as one of my classmates? (the 4th-year asked this one)." Report Response

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

"How would you respond to a patient whose personal decisions conflict with your own beliefs?" Report Response

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

"As a pediatrician, how would you deal with parents who are non-compliant and interfereing with your treatment of their child?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were working as a pediatrician in a rural area and a 15 year old girl asked you for birth control but not to tell her parents, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you really know what it is like to be a doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I look over my AMCAS and secondary applications as well as going over the interview questions posted on this site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The hospital has a separate pediatric ER, the people were very friendly and enthusiastic, great facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students spend a lot of time off-site during their third year to complete clinical rotations all over the state, and UVa does not have simulation dummies." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It can be cold in Virginia!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day was very well organized. After a brief introduction, we were taken to a very good lunch and given a tour by a 4th year medical student. Following the tour, I was first interviewed by a faculy member (MD) then by a 4th year medical student. " 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

3 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

EconoLodge

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/28/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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