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  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Norfolk
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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)?

"What sets you apart from our applicants?" Report Response

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

"What was your college like?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I guess the ethical questions would qualify. These questions seem to be a hallmark of EVMS interviews. They recycle them, so read SDN and it won't be hard." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would your friends describe you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, UW Bioethics website, school website, secondary, jumbo margarita at Guadalajara down the street" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Clinical exposure is great, homey atmosphere. 90+% get top two residency choices? That's hard to believe." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school's lack of reputation left me feeling a bit empty." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there would be a dress code on Granby. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I loved my interviewers, and the group was small so it was fun meeting everyone there. Maybe because it's a young school, they don't have a lot to ways to "wow" you other than with their clinical contact and class cooperation. If you're down with that, you'll love EVMS." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

ORF

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Radisson

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/13/2006

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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