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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)?

"So you've told me the problems in healthcare, and what you should do to fix it, but HOW would you go about doing so?" Report Response

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

"If the United Nations mandated a law that said anybody born in 1987 cannot become a physician, what would you do instead?" Report Response

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

"When you are not studying and working, what other activities do you enjoy doing?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are some of the most interesting things that you have seen during your experience as a scribe?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"So you've told me the problems in healthcare, and what you should do to fix it, but HOW would you go about doing so?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, interview feedback, VCU website, sites about healthcare and ethical issues, primary and secondary apps, PRACTICING OUT LOUD DURING THE CAR RIDE TO VCU" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone is really nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Parking can be a hassle." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Healthcare-related questions would dominate 1/3 of the interview." 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/03/2008

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

8 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?

8 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?

8 out of 10

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