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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"The liver Q" Report Response

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

"The uninsured Q" Report Response

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

"How does health care in Peru compare to that in the US? (I'm from Peru and I had written about it in my personal statement)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Two of your patients, one middle-aged man in prison and one elderly gentlemen, are in need of liver and are very close on the recipient list. If one liver became available, whom would you give it to?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you go about providing health care for the 44+ million people that are uninsured?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed my AMCAS and secondary app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything really impressed me: Extremely friendly student body, curriculum, ties to the community. A very positive aspect was their Standardized Patient program. They employ this learning tool throughout your tenure at EVMS." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tuition for out of state applicants...yikes!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they would tell you all of the questions you would be asked in the interview beforehand." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Besides what I've already described, it is important to read up on some relevant health care issues because they will ask you at least one question on that. They also touch on things in your personal statement so make sure you know what you've written! Overall it is pretty relaxed, they ask probing questions and guide you to what they're looking for." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2004

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