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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"Tell me in your own words how you got interested in medicine." Report Response

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

"Most of the rest was really specific to my application." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Volunteering, you must have seen pharmaceutical company representatives come in and give free pens to physicians and take them out to lunch, etc. What do you think of that?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same thing." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the packet they gave us, read over my AMCAS and secondary essays, read over some possible interview questions and prepped a little for them" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities are really nice, especially the Health Sciences Library. Also, there's a true sense of community, that everyone cares for everyone else--cooperative instead of competitive atmosphere" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was basically a very friendly conversation. They always asked personal questions about your application and they seemed genuinely interested in your answers. The thirty minutes went by really quickly each time." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2007

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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