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  • West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Morgantown
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

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"what can you offer us?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine/ what physicians have you shadowed?" Report Response

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

"Tell us in depth about all these experiences. They really wish to know the details of all your stories, so make sure they are honest, written with integrity, and explained with loyalty and a gleam of truth in your eyes when making your connections with the interviewees!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"All questions pertained to my file, so all were as interesting as I could create them to be for me! Your activities are too excessive, you've accomplished so much in your life, how can you guarantee us that you will not go overboard with your level of achievements and activities in Medical School???? hehe!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you do to just relax, just be, not hurry and worry all the time and carry the whole world on your shoulders?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my application, read some interview q's, relaxed, relaxed, and practiced the law of acceptance and detachment, and relxed some more." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Interview & people!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didnt really enjoy doing the tour with 3 other med students. I had a long drive the night before and then the early morning tour; I wanted to stay focused on my primary aim the interview. I wish I could have scheduled the tour some other time. Its too time consuming, I was totally disinterested and lost my focus due to my primary aim being the interview, and just wanted to relax more in the morning instead of arriving early for the tour. Also, the nerves of other med students waiting with you make your process a little more discomforting, its hard to remain detached from it all. My suggestions: If you can, you should request to just not attend the tour and schedule it some other time, like after you are accepted and then when you evaluate your plans to attend this particular school!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Make sure you know where you wish to practice your clinical rotations your 3rd & 4th year; there are 3 options: Morgantown, Charleston, and eastern Panhandle. If you dont, it will be very difficult to make a change later. MOrgantown is very fast paced-challenging and stimulating lifestyle, in a hospital based trauma 1 care. Charleston and E.P are both primary healthcare areas. Its easier to switch from Morgantown to the other 2; then vice versa!" Report Response

What are your general comments?


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