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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"What do you want to know about Charlottesville?" Report Response

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

"The second interviewer was a fourth-year who knew a TON about my application...he asked some questions from there." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I were to call your mother up right now and ask her what your biggest weakness was, what would she say? ...yea, my mother." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"An ethical question about a supervisor putting pressure on me for not seeing as many patients (per month) as another physician in my department." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"studentdoctor, re-read application, studied UVA on website and MSAR" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the school is beautiful, the facilities are great and most everyone was really friendly during the interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"i felt like one interviewer was trying to intimidate me, which I cant stand. I left the interview feeling pretty unhappy with my performance" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"just because you leave the interview unhappy doesnt mean you wont get in" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"We had a morning meeting with the associate dean of admissions, who was really enthusiastic about the school and about us as applicants. Then, we took a tour of the campus and had lunch with two fourth-years. After lunch, we went back for the interviews and finished up with a financial aide meeting...which i fell asleep in (even though the speaker gave us candy)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

CHO

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Budgett Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2006

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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