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  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Richmond
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

2 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 was the most interesting question?

"What makes you think you're capable of succeeding in medical school?" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice weather." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewer was a completely pompous jerk. He condescended to me through the entire interview, making numerous snide remarks, and bragged about his multiple degrees. VCU apparently needs to screen/train their interviewers better. I don't think he was just ''having a bad day.'' I could never recommend a school that would allow someone to treat applicants this way." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That this interview would be a waste of time. $500 dollars down the drain." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"See negative comments above. What a horrible experience." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/17/2006

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

2 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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