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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"About my extracurriculars." Report Response

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

"About my extracurriculars." Report Response

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

"14 year old girl wants an abortion, doesn't want parents to know, what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Stuff about my application." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""A 14 year old wants an abortion and doesn't want her parents to know. What do you do?" As prepared I was for this question, I still somehow managed to mess it up!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Studentdoctor.net, reading books/magazines, answering commonly asked interview questions, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone seemed so happy, seriously. The students are so laid back and happy it's scary. I liked the place better than I thought I would, but have nothing to compare it to yet since it was my first interview/visit." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Having always lived in cities, Norfolk is well...Norfolk. Also, the "campus" it kind of small. I have a feeling other schools' facilties surpass those of EVMS, but have nothing to really base that on other than suspicion." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I knew to spend enough time in Norfolk and walking around the campus to see if I could really envision myself attending the school. I arrived late at night the night before, stayed in a hotel, had a quick tour of the building/hospital, had the interview and left." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"NOT NEARLY as stressfull as this website makes it out to be! Not nearly as stressful as friends made it out to be! Don't worry...they really don't attack you. My interview was extremely laid back." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Clarion James Madison

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/21/2005

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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