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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?

1 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?

55 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?

No Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"How do you deal with a cancer patient who wants to refuse treatment?" Report Response

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

"Strengths/weaknesses, mentors, read any good books?, why VCU, most influential person of the 20th century, describe a team conflict you helped resolve, a situation when you helped someone, cultural competency" Report Response

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

"Mainly, my interviewer (MSIV) had thoroughly read my file and we just went through step by step all my experiences and application. It was a great format to showcase your application and gives them a good picture of what you are about." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who was the most influential person of the 20th century?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who was the most influential person of the 20th century?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, read AMCAS and secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview format was relaxed and provided a good platform to discuss my application. The tour was informative. Everyone was relxed and friendly. The facilities are great." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There were like 22 other people interviewing, so the tour got kinda crowded and sometimes it was hard to hear what the students (2 M2 tour guides) were saying." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, very nice school. OOS tuition though:-( Positive experience. Read your file and their entire website...and don't worry." 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 total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

Linden Row Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/22/2010

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

9 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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I wish the Dean of Admissions would have given a discussion about her view of the school and the admissions process instead of the entire time just being questions." Report Response

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