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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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 (first question...)" Report Response

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

"Why VCU? Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a time when you had to deal with someone you disliked and how you dealt with it" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Would a single-payer system fix the healthcare system?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a time when you misjudged someone" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read my AMCAS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Basically everything, I was very impressed by the school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"basically impossible to get instate tuition for OOS students after a year or two" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that traffic was going to be so bad on I95 both to and from the interview... ugh" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really liked the school overall" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

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?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/11/11

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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