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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

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)?

"Why EVMS? Three strengths/weaknesses. Role of a physician. Describe a typical day of your life in 15-20 years." Report Response

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

"What should be done about malpractice? What should be included in basic healthcare? " Report Response

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

"A 16 year old male with CF is going to die if he is not put on a ventillator and will still die within 3-4 weeks even with the vent. The patient wishes to die, but his family wants the vent, what do you do? (Hint: at 16 he can decide) A 16 year old comes to you and wants an abortion, what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were surgeon general what three things would you advise the President to change regarding health care?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You are a pediatrician called to a delivery. The mother had to be anesthetized and a c-section performed. You immediately realize that the baby has a fatal heart defect and will die within a few days. The baby starts to have problems breathing within a few minutes of life, what do you do? The mother is still under anesthesia." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interviews, read up on healthcare and ethical issues" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Standardized pt. program, friendly students with helpful attitude rather than competitive" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewers did not ask a lot of personal questions about my experiences. They focused on healthcare issues and ethical issues." 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/21/2005

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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