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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?

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?

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 special patient contact incidents. " Report Response

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

"what do you think is the biggest problem in health care in the states?" Report Response

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

"why do people in Egypt distrust the health care system? (i did volunteer/research work there)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what would your best friend describe you as and what would they say you needed to work on? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"sooooo...your gpa went a little down this past semester...what happened? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked at the website, sdn stuff, thought of answers to expected questions, reviewed my application & secondaries, read books about health care and doctoring" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The city, the hospital, how active the hospital was, the other med students, the facilities were great, i also really liked that there was a pharm school and a dental school--made it very much so a health environment" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"something that caught my attention was the huge difference between the obvious money in the system/hospital and the utter poverty of some of the people walking around. ...." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that this school is REALLY awesome and nice!!! 8th largest hospital in the country!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"great. period. plus i learned that students not only have access to the gym (and grad housing is avilable 2 blocks from the hospital/school) but drop-in classes (i.e yoga and kickboxing which i like) are FREE!!!" 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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