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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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

"Does the health care system need to be fixed and if so, how would you fix it?" Report Response

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

"You have an unconscious patient with a life-threatening head injury who needs immediate surgery. His brother says he is a Jehovah's Witness who would not want surgery. What do you do?" Report Response

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

"If you don't get into med school this time, what will you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethical question regarding an unconscious patient with a life-threatening injury whose family members claim is a Jehovah's Witness and would not want surgery." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you fix the health care system? Be prepared to defend your answer!!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mock interviews, this website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Really like the enthusiasm of the students and the supportive, collaborative atmosphere at the school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"apparently the dress code for med schoo l interviews is to wear black! I was the only one in my group not wearing black -- I was wearing gray" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a great experience. The interviewers went out of their way to make the experience pleasant, low-key and conversational." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

What airport did you use?

ORF

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/18/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

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