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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?

5 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?

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)?

"If you had a patient born at 24 months with hemorraghing, spinal damage, brain damage, etc, how would you approach the parents?" Report Response

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

"How do you feel about euthanasia/Terry Schiavo case?" Report Response

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

"How would you sleep at night if you were to euthanize a patient?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were to die tomorrow, what would your tombstone say?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Argue for euthanasia.." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my secondary, a paper I had helped write, read the school's website, mock interview with my sister." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was late for my 8:30 interview because of snow and traffic, but they rescheduled me for 2:00. The secretary and the doctor were sooo nice!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, it was a great tour/interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview is REALLY relaxed." 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?

2-3 hours

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?

02/20/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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