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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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 VCU?" Report Response

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

"What experience led you to select a career in medicine?" Report Response

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

"What have you been doing since graduation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What other schools have you interviewed at? (difficult because i think this is information that might influence an interviewer's perception of a student in an unnecessary way)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read up on current events/healthcare, read application, website, took notes on potential questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"location, friendliness of students, curriculum, usmle prep" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that i would be interviewed by a phd instead of an md" 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Richmond

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?

Linden Row Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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?

10 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?

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?

6 out of 10

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