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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Do you know what you want to specialize in?" Report Response

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

"Have you interviewed anywhere else? Where have you been accepted?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched school's website, re-read AMCAS, spoke with students at the school prior to arriving" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"VCU's step 1 prep is as good as it gets (google Dr. Costanzo). Clinical rotations are great, especially since there is an option of rotating at Inova Fairfax during the last 2 years, which is close to where I live. Students really liked the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing much." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Parking isn't free, so bring some cash." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interview was a very positive experience. Faculty, staff, and students are very kind, and VCU definitely accomplishes its goal of training competent clinicians (check out match list)." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 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?

12/03/2009

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?

7 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?

9 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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