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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)?

"Why be a doctor? Why EVMS?" Report Response

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

"How would your friends describe you: positively and negatively." Report Response

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

"Who should pay for someones care who comes into the ER and doesn't have insurance? What do you think about the negative changes in medicine (healthcare/malpractice insurance)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If a friend of yours growing up was a physician in the same hospital as you, and you saw him taking pain killers, what do you do? You talk to him and he's addicted, what to you do? He takes some pills before performing surgery, what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe your life as a physician. I didn't realize how specific they wanted the answer." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, researched current medical topics, read a science magazine, used this website, spoke to other physicians." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students' attitude. They all seemed very happy. It was a laid back environment. The SP program and children's hospital was great." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I wasn't given get a chance to see both hospitals." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The signs for the airport suck. I got lost on my way back to return the rental car, and get on the plane." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very laid back. The interviewers made jokes to calm me down. They were very receptive to my answers and respectful of my questions. I didn't feel incredibly inferior to them." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/01/2003

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