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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?

4 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)?

"Tell us about your research?" Report Response

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

"In what type of underserved area would you like to practice and why?" Report Response

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

"A friend of yours is taking care of her elderly father. You see him in your office one day and observe bed sores and bruises on the patient, what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing too interesting really, just mostly asked about my research experience. I was asked " Knowing that there are 40 million people who are uninsured in this country, how would you change the current health care system to fix this problem?"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above. Also, describe your typical day 15 years from now." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read journal articles on the health care system and ethical considerations, Also, read "Classic Cases in Medical Ethics" by Pence, which is a very good book. SDN, and talking with friends who are also interviewing" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The demonstration of their use of the standardized patient. It was really a great experience and I really liked their emphasis on . Also, the Children's Hospital is phenomenal!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Very small campus, one main building where all the classes are help. Other than that I really liked it." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I had 2.5 hours between lunch and my interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was a great experience. It was my first interview so I was a little nervous, but the other applicants, admissions people, and students were really, really nice. In fact, one third year student talked with me for almost an hour and a half. During that time I met 1st through 4th years, who were are very helpful and answered a lot of my questions. I even got to meet one of the professors as he was passing by who was a very friendly and interesting person. Definitely was a very good atmosphere." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/25/2002

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