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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"Went through my personal statement paragraph by paragraph. Holy moly, that man had it dissected!" Report Response

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

"We talked about physician-assisted suicide for a bit" Report Response

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

"We also talked about my secondary, one of which was about my impressions of the different specialties. Overall, can't remember specific questions. Just A LOT of them :)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Not an interesting question, but my interviewer showed me pictures of his family, and it turned out that I had a literature class with his daughter." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a stressful situation and how you dealt with it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I didn't" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"VCU's in a nicer part of Richmond. The hospital's big and facilities seems pretty good. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing negative, but the school didn't really elicit any positive feelings. Very practical, very functional, and I think I'd do well here, but that's about it. Didn't *love* it. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Lots of construction. Getting out of the parking lot to the highway was confusing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really liked my interviewer, though he asked me A LOT of questions. The interview was nearly 2 hours, but I hardly noticed; it was very conversational and relaxed. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

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