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  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Richmond
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 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)?

"Did you even consult your undergraduate medical advising office to see if you were a reasonable candidate?" Report Response

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

"You've been out of school too long, what makes you even think you can do the work?" Report Response

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

"What will happen when you change your mind six months into this?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you have problems with diversity?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"????......there weren't any questions that were not adversarial" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed primary and secondary, looked at school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"great school, I love the program, great town" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the interviewer was rude, attacked everything I said and as far as I can tell, didn't like me before I even opened my mouth" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"nasty interviewer who was absolutely not interested in any non-trad applicants" 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/04/2009

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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