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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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 medicine? What made you decide to become a doctor?" Report Response

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

"How do you relieve stress?" Report Response

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

"What specialty are you interested in?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What books would you recommend I read?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What books would you recommend I read?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"1-read interview feedback, Primary and Sec applications, UVA health system website, "31 questions I wish I'd asked" packet. 2-Prayed." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Southern hospitality. UVA knows how to treat its interviewees. Great food, I really like Charlottesville. They put the interview at the end of the day, which is great, because your nerves are a little relaxed at that point, and you'll really know if you want to go here or not by then." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour wasn't as great as I'd like it to have been. The students weren't prepared, I felt." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much chocolate they offer. I would have brought a bag to stuff with chocolate..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A great school and a very well organized interview process." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

2-3 hours

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?

02/25/2009

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?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The people who toured us, weren't really that prepared. I feel like we were just led around based on" Report Response

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