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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?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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?" Report Response

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

"Liver patient question (see above)" Report Response

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

"Whats wrong with healthcare in US and how would you change it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If two people of equal health/age needed a liver transplant and one was in jail for a felony and the other lived a good life and would donate money to the school, who would you give the liver to? (and you can't say, a system is already in place to decide who gets it)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, my application, my secondary, school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"emphasis on preparing students to be clinicians, standardized patient program, hospital (free-standing children's hospital right next door_" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"FACILITIES are dungy, dark, and smelled. traffic in the area (including the bridges is horrible), downtown Norfolk isn't the most exciting place, the obscurity of the school to the general public" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviews are either at 2:00, 2:45 or 3:30 in a room in the library. 3 people interview (a student and 2 MD's). It lasts about 30-45 min." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

1 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ 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?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Tazewell

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/02/2005

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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