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  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Charlottesville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What do you want to do with your medical degree (not specialty)?" Report Response

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

"What do you enjoy doing for fun? How do you handle stress?" Report Response

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

"What do you look for in a medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I had spent some time volunteering in Morocco, and one of my interviewers asked me to evaluate the healthcare system they had. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There weren't really any difficult questions, it was quite relaxed. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went over my primary and secondary, SDN, reviewed "generic" interview questions, but I found that I didn't even need to- just be yourself and know yourself." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"SOME of the facilities were good, the school and hospital obviously have a good reputation, Charlottesville is a nice area, they explain financial aid in great detail (optional meeting). " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"3rd year is spent all over the state, which seems like a pain; the population they see is not really a cross-section of America, since they treat mostly rural patients; the emphasis for clinical experience is less than desirable (partially because of the population), and the experiences in the community seem to be quite few. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good place, good hospital. The education seems to be quite good, but they seem to be lagging behind with patinet interaction (even simulated), which is becoming more important to students, and is easily better covered at other Virgnia schools. If you're into going to a school based on reputation, and not on what you'll experience, it's fantastic. " Report Response

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