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  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Norfolk
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"What would happen if Obama's healthcare plan were repealed?" Report Response

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

"HIV positive patient is dating your sister. What do you do?" Report Response

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

"What is a challenge you've faced?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What key is an alto saxophone? Who is your favorite saxophone player? (they based that question on my application info; it's obviously not standard)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"HIV positive patient is dating your sister. What do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read EVMS website, read SDN, reviewed healthcare policy, reviewed my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The cohesiveness of the student body (according to student presenters)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"A med student said hi to a professor and the professor totally blew him off and walked away. Did not reflect positively on the approachability of the faculty, although maybe that's not normal behavior for them." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"My panel was missing the third person (no medical student, so a lot of the questions for EVMS I had prepared became irrelevant because the faculty did not have the insight into student life to answer that kind of question." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Seems like a nice school that treats its students well." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

LAX to ORF

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Courtyard by Marriot

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/07/2012

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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