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  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Charlottesville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Tell me about how you decided to pursue medicine." Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"What TV shows do you like to watch? What books do you like to read?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on the school's website and SDN feedback, read over my secondary essays." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new curriculum sounds very cool, and all the students I met love the place. And the lunch!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Charlottesville is cute, but it might be a bit small for me...." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much school pride the med school students have." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This is a great school with an exciting new curriculum and med school building. The students seemed extremely happy, and I got the feeling that UVa makes an effort to let you pursue your interests outside medicine. Also, the most well organized (i.e. short!) interview day I've been on and the quickest response time ever!" 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Red Roof Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2009

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

5 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

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