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  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Richmond
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"How has your undergraduate experience been? How'd you like your major/minor?" Report Response

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

"Talk about (lots of details of my app...mainly extracurriculars)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None; all very standard questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my secondary app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Early clinical experience; MCV Hospital is amazing if you want to see a wide variety of cases; non-competitive nature of the students; the campus is very wired (everything's online for easy access)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I'm from Richmond, so I'm not thrilled about the fact that it's in Richmond...but that's a personal bias" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I'd like it so much! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think it went well. I interviewed with a 4th year student. He was a great listener and left the interview pretty open to me to talk. Be sure you have a couple questions to ask! He was pretty pushy about that actually." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/14/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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