Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • 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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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 will you choose which school you accept admissions to?" Report Response

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

"What is an ethical challenge you faced recently and how did you resolve it?" Report Response

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

"Why VCU? Explain what this profession means to you. How did your advocacy experience help prepare you for a career in this field? Any questions? Tell me about yourself. What is an ethical dilemma you've faced recently? How will you handle moving across the country? Where do you see yourself in 10 years? What do you want to specialize in? What do you like about VCU? What will be the hardest thing for you if you're accepted? The easiest? What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Name 5 things you can do with a pencil other than use it to write/draw with. (not even kidding)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name your most memorable patient (from my advocacy experience as an HIV prevention counselor); a lot of in depth questions about that and hypothetical situations stemming from the one test I talked about." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"studentdoctor.net, flash cards, prepared answers, researched faculty and school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The current students were incredibly helpful, the faculty was very friendly, the school was very organized!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Girls need to wear comfier shoes :)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school, great interview! The most low-stress interview I've had." 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?

4-6 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?

US Airways

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

commonwealth park suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/30/2011

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?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Quicker response times" Report Response

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //