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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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 x,y,z experience - this was the vast majority of the interview, in relaxed, conversational tone" Report Response

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

"I got the physician assisted suicide question as previously described" Report Response

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

"I little bit about stem cells, cloning, and the recent breakthrough" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"About my particular experiences" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too difficult" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, UWSOM ethics website, other interviews, a lot of health care reading" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the day was very well put together and everyone worked to put the applicant at ease, I liked having the interview first." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much - there was no tour of the hospital" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I arrived, got lost in the parking garage/hospital, arrived at my interview exactly on time, it went quickly, typical financial aid and general talk, then tour with lunch - the tour went long" 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 total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

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?

12/15/2007

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"none" Report Response

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