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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?

10 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)?

"Is my family member (who I mentioned was ill in my essay) doing OK now?" Report Response

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

"Elaborate on my research/volunteer experiences." Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why would I want you as a classmate? (Ask by my 4th Year interviewer)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really, very conversational interviews." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Same as everyone else... SDN, Reread application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Location of the school, UVA is beautiful, Charlottesville is great. The tourguides were really enthusiastic about their school (they were all 4th years.)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing at all." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Lunch here is wonderful." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The 2 interviews were open file, and each interviewer (a committee member and a 4th year student) had already throughly read through my application beforehand. So they really just asked me to elaborate more on the interesting aspects of my application. Other than that, just the typical questions, in a very conversational manner." 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?

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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Whichever was Cheapest

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/25/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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