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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

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about this activity..." Report Response

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

"What would your friends say are your biggest weaknesses and strengths." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you fix the healthcare system." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you fix the health care system" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview feedback, looked at my apps." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of students, staff, etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing much" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing much." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was really laid back and enjoyable. I stayed with some students and they all said the interviews at VCU are laid back, which they were. Tour was a little long, but the admissions dean told us they interview around 800 students a year and accept about 400 of them which was nice to know." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Ricmond International

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/30/2008

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

3 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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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