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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 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)?

"Have you had any teaching experience?" Report Response

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

"Indirectly asked me "why medicine?"" Report Response

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

"Many things very specific to my application, ecs, etc." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a time you stood up for someone." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None stand out" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interview feedback, thought about why I wanted to go to med school. Other than that, not too much." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How relaxed and conversational the interview really was. Most schools say that and it ends up being at least slightly stressful, but this one not at all. I really enjoyed talking to my interviewer who at times was just telling me about his/her career and things about the profession. It was great." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lunch in the cafeteria at the busiest time of the day. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, but I am very familiar with this school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really, really love VCU. I wish the student tour guides would have talked a little more about opportunities available to students (ie., research, extracurriculars) other than the perfunctory interest groups etc. The students seem to really like the school, and the admissions people are excellent. " Report Response

Tour and Travel
No Response
General Info

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?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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