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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

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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why were you a history major?" Report Response

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

"Do you know what a typical day is like for a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Describe your clinical experience. (Strong emphasis on clinical care - not so interested in research.)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if a patient refused care?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you feel about placing caps on payments for pain and suffering? (Just didn't understand the question at the time.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Stayed with a student and met a lot of M1's; talked about the school/curriculum with a lot of students there." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are incredibly friendly and fun and no one has anything bad to say about the school even when they are free to be completely honest. I was there for a couple of days in transit from another interview and had a fantastic time. The school really encourages the students to spend time doing what they like in addition to studying. There is a very nice community feel to the school - very little competition, a lot of cooperation." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That med students have time to live outside of med school. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great time - two interviewers at once which was a little confusing because one was a med student and one was an older doctor. They had looked at my file but not too extensively I don't think. It was very conversational." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/14/2003

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