Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • 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?

9 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)?

"Why do you want to be a physician? Why EVMS? Talk about your exposure to medicine. What can you bring to EVMS that is unique?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see your practice in 10 years? What has changed about your application since last year? " Report Response

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

"What do you do if a patient with stage-4 metastatic cancer asks to assist with suicide? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you treat a terminally-ill woman who requires palliative care but is uninsured, and all expenses (high) will go to her family?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think about concierge medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews, compiled a list of questions from this site, read articles about national health care issues." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The standardized patient program demonstration at the beginning of the day is pretty cool - don't worry yourself so much about volunteering for it!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Really the only drawback to the school is that it doesn't have an undergrad arts & sciences campus associated with it. There are only 2 small shelves in the library dedicated to recreational reading." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Don't stress so much about all of the issues with national health care. They will probably ask you about it, but not about the specifics - just have an opinion." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was my second interview there - I had one last year (yes, I'm one of those!), so I new quite well what to expect. Just be yourself, show some personality, break out the smiles and the humor. The interview is goes like this: 1 student + 1 clinician + 1 other faculty --> candidate (you). Only one person is on the committee, and that person knows your stats/scores." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/28/2005

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?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //