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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Why EVMS?" Report Response

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

"What do you think about the US healthcare system? What can be done to improve it?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths/ weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"US healthcare policy...if you look up the questions on this site and practice your answers then you will be WELL prepared for the interview. The questions are VERBATIM from this site" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I hate strength/ weakness questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this website, EVMS website, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the location is very nice, students are super friendly and it seems like a really laid back place" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"facilities aren't that great, they are working on getting wireless internet throughout the main medical school building" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"low amount of minority enrollement b/c of budget cuts..school was not able to offer as much aid outside of loans, they are working on improving aid" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"sit in on a lecture with the clinical skills department, then a tour with a student, then lunch and then interview. Interviews are done with a panel of two or three interviewers. I had only 2, one a student and one a comm. member. It's really not that bad though." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Sheraton-Waterside

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/07/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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