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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"How did you become interested in medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why Richmond/VCU?" Report Response

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

"How would you contribute to your class?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you contribute to your class?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your greatest weakness?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read medical ethics book, application, VCU history, program, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"staff was organized and friendly, medical campus is full of schools and hospitals but still convenient to navigate" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"construction and some nearby areas of Richmond were sketchy" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"there was nothing spectacular about the school or facilities, but the location has many of the pros of both rural and urban areas and the students are reported to be happy and successful" 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2007

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

4 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?

4 out of 10

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