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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?

5 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


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)?

"Talk about your research" Report Response

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

"Can you handle med school" Report Response

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

"Talk about whatever you want" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Was my essay really true?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Can you handle med school? (Not that hard but that was about as bad as they got)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"School Website, Secondary review, MSAR,,, AMCAS application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"UVA SPIRIT! These people love where they study/work and they let you know it... I think there were fifty of those signs letting you know how many years UVA was in the top 100 hospitals. They want to make you look good so they look good." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"A bit old fashioned " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much tuition has gone up WHEWWW!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"We arrived at 10 a.m. to wait for our tour guides. There are six interviewees three girls three guys. The med students then take you to a fancy lunch, which could explain their budget problems and then take you on the tour. When you return there is a schedule that is followed for the interviews which are 30 minutes each one is a student the other is a faculty member. Watch out for the student. I was just told to talk about something anything I wanted which was pretty hard to do. Afterwards there is an optional financial aide session. Nice touch since they assume "students asked to interview at THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA are more than likely asked to interview elsewhere and have probably already had their fair share of Fin. true. Overall the school is great and the students seem very happy." Report Response

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