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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

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)?

"Why the doctors let me give HIV results back to patients and how I have been trained for that?" Report Response

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

"How do you plan on making any money if you want to work with underserved populations?" Report Response

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

"How did you hear about UVA and why do you want to come here?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do when you have to tell a patient that they have HIV and they are going to die? (In reference to my job)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See question above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed my AMCAS, reviewed my secondaries, healthcare information, etc. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"UVA is a very nice med. school. The hospital and facilities are really nice and really busy. I really liked the atmosphere of the med. school and hospital. Students are super friendly, judging by the few students I met. The campus is really beautiful. Charlottesville is really cute and people seem friendly. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"UVA is not a diverse school at all. If that is something you are looking for, this may not be for you. Charlottesville is nice, but there is no big city nearby. I kind of felt like I was out in the middle of nowhere. Seems like a very undergrad-friendly atmosphere, not sure how it feels to be in med. school there. My interviewer (one of them) was pretty harsh...I am not sure why." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"UVA is not a very diverse school. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really enjoyed my experience at UVA. The day was organized well. The tour by the student was great and the lunch was GREAT! I have had 8 interviews and the lunch here was byfar the best one I have had. I had two interviews. I do not know if this was planned, but one was very friendly and the other was very harsh. This interviewer criticized my job, my training, and my future plans. If this happens to you, just try to remain composed. Maybe I was just unlucky! " Report Response

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