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  • West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Morgantown
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Why WVU?" Report Response

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

"Explain your poor grades as a college freshman." Report Response

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

"What are your hobbies?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you plan to reconcile your interest in evidence-based medicine with the realities of clinical practice?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you plan to reconcile your interest in evidence-based medicine with the realities of clinical practice?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewing application materials/SDN interview feedback/reviewing commonly asked questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendliness of students, interviewers and admissions staff. The curriculum. The clinical lab." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I'm not sure about Morgantown. I've heard it's a great place to live, but it seemed a rather dilapidated and dingy little place. To be fair, it was the middle of winter, and I didn't have the chance to explore too much." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall I was impressed. WVU is not a prestigious medical school, but it seems to be a solid program. Not everyone can go to Harvard or Hopkins, and I'd be happy to get my medical education here." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

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?

Pittsburgh

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?

Waterfront Place Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2010

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 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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