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  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Charlottesville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"What have [these experiences] taught you?" Report Response

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

"What do you think will be your biggest challenge in medical school?" Report Response

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

"What is your biggest strength and weakness?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What have you learned from your mother? What about your father?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you want me to say when I present your file to the adcom?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read sdn feedback, read a few medical science and medical policy articles, looked over my PS and secondaries" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dr. Canterbury impressed all six of us when he rattled off a bunch of personal facts on each of us from memory. His slide show about the innovative curriculum and all the construction going on was awesome. Then the tour by two fourth-years really blew me away. Everyone that I interacted with there was really nice and eager to answer questions. Besides all that, Charlottesville seems like a great town with lots of small restaurants and ethnic food." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing that I can remember" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To be honest I was expecting UVA to be very intimidating and formal. Instead, all of the students and faculty were very welcoming and friendly." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/12/2008

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 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

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

5 out of 10

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