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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

How you think you did?

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)?

"Tell me about your undergraduate university experience." Report Response

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

"Why West Virginia?" Report Response

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

"Who are your role models?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you see as the greatest challenges in healthcare today?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why West Virginia?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed essays I had written, AMCAS, and school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone I met was very friendly. Stayed with a med student instead of the typical hotel... very happy with this decision. Beautiful area with rolling hills and fall colors. New construction and a lot of excitement about future additions to school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"A lot of traffic due to homecoming weekend. Other than that, everything was great." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviewers want to know about you. Nothing to be nervous about, just be yourself!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"All four of us waited in a small room to be interviewed. One by one we were escorted to another room where we were interviewed by two individuals (professor and physician). Though nervous, the interviewers quickly made me feel comfortable with their friendly attitudes and smiles. The interview flowed freely as they took turns asking me questions. They (as I had heard from other feedback) really seemed to have studied my file. The 30 minutes went by very fast." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

PIT

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/13/2006

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