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  • West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Morgantown
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

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?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Why all these Cs in econ?" Report Response

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

"Were you pleased with your MCAT score?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your travels." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Asking about my fiance's background (in WV--the reason I applied here)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"We're your advocates: what should we tell the committee?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reading applications over, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very friendly interview, that medical students still work (the clerk at the hotel was a second year); yummy lunch " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not so friendly admissions staff, we spent most of the day just waiting in rooms without any structured activities. Our tour guides were friendly and great for questions, but we didn't see much of the facilities." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"not to stress out about getting there on time, as no one from the school came to see us until an hour after our reporting time; to bring water; that we would have to rank our choices of the campuses for our third year during one of the waiting times" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Kind of left the interview experience thinking "that was it? that was worth all this driving and stress?" I left without much more of an idea about the school or the area" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Clarion downtown

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/18/2009

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?

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Coffee and water during the waiting periods would be very nice! Also, having the schedule available" Report Response

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