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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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)?

"Tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"What would you have to give up by going to medical school" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you don't go to medical school this year" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Arn't your opinions on Globalization seem too idealistic? (My essay was on globalization)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Level 1 trauma unit, the egyptian building seemed nice" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the one way streets" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very laid back and mostly conversation style. My interviewer gave me a lot of information about the school, programs and opportunities at VCU. We started the interview earlier than schedule and she even gave me directions to get back to the airport" 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

BWI

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Linden Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/14/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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