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  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Richmond
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 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?

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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"Do you know any students here at VCU?" Report Response

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

"What is your greatest weakness/strengths?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about the best experience of your life." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think about the current situation of health care?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, looked over my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The medical school was very nice! The partnership with Inova Fairfax really makes for a clinical experience with high exposure." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewer - very rude and liked to interrupt! " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be stuck with the rude interviewer!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school is great. From what I understand, my experience with interviewing was a true rarity at MCV. Everyone else was raving about how awesome their interviewers were!" 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2008

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 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?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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