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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

5

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)?

"''Do you know the origins of Midlothian, your town name?''" Report Response

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

"''Why UVA?''" Report Response

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

"''Would you like to meet up with my son to play squash next week?''" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"''How can you explain the lower rates of gastric cancer in Americans versus Japanese people given your research?''" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"''Oh, I see you're from Midlothian. Do you happen to know the origin and history of your town's name?''" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread my application and used wikipedia to brush up on my ethical and medical current events." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are state-of-the-art and the setting is gorgeous. Everyone was also very friendly and willing to give advice. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing besides a long financial aid meeting but those are offered at every medical school I've been to so far." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That one of my interviewers was a God-fearing old man from New York." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There were two 30 minute interviews with a combination of faculty and student interviewers. Everything was very relaxed and the people interviewing me were amazingly smart. " 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?

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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/09/2006

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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