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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

How you think you did?

6 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?

3

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 would your ideal healthcare system be?" Report Response

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

"You have had extensive clinical volunteer experiences. What makes you want to go further to become a physician?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"There's a woman down in Florida who was in a car accident and required life support. Her husband wanted to withhold care while her family wanted to save her? How do you feel about the situation? Is pulling the plug equivalent to giving a lethal dose of drugs? What if you were the doctor in the ER and you are told that she has an advanced directive but it is not there. What do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"bioethics.net, evms.edu, nytimes.com, researched global healthcare systems" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the people were the friendliest people! and the dean of admissions is the sweetest man - very approachable and friendly" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"facilities need renovation" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that the panel interview isn't that scary and that they're really nice" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a really fun and informative day. They brought in a Standardized Patient for us to "play" with. The Children's Hospital is the most child-friendly hospital I've seen yet. I was really nervous about the panel interview and the impending questions about ethics and healthcare, but it really wasn't bad at all. they were really very friendly." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/27/2004

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