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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?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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 are strengths/weaknesses, why do you want to be a doctor, what kind, why EVMS?" Report Response

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

"what would you do for a child whose parents wanted to not treat her for menegitis?" Report Response

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

"what would you do for a patient who wanted to end his life (elderly, in pain, terminal prognosis)? what if his family did not agree?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"would you be willing to do something illegal to save a patient's life?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"how will you, as a doctor, improve the status of health care, solve the problems of the uninsured patients..etc, etc.?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read stuff on this site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone was so friendly and was so happy to be working/attending the school. the faculty was genuinely interested in helping the students and it seemed like there was lots of support for academics and future clinical practice, as well as lots of chances for fun." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"traffic in the local area seems annoying. and during the 3rd year rotations you will ahve to go thru williamsburg hospitals which are at least 40 min away." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"participate in their activities with the standardized patients, and ask a lot of questions. they are really excited about their school and seem to respond if you are too." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i really loved the school and would be very excited to be accepted." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/06/2002

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