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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"How did you decide on medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why UVa?" Report Response

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

"- Describe a hardship you faced. - Have you considered MD/PhD? - Talk about the town in which you grew up " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe an interesting clinical case you observed." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing was particularly difficult" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN forums, SDN interview feedback, re-read secondary/primary, watched video tour on the UVa admissions website, read through school's features on the UVa admissions website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"P/F, new education building for the class of 2014, friendliness of the admissions staff/interviewers, new curriculum, beautiful grounds, great history/culture, flexibility with regards to pursuing ancillary interests" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"hmm...nothing? I guess OOS tuition is kind of high, but med school is a big investment anyway, so I'll just have to come to terms with that" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"UVa is awesome, you'll love it. You'll also get a decision pretty soon--about a week after your interview. Much better than the other schools who sit on your app for months without any word. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

CHO

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?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2009

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?

10 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?

8 out of 10

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