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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Last book read. Asked me questions about my research experiences." Report Response

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

"Something unique you will bring to EVMS" Report Response

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

"Fix the healthcare system" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you made a mistake on a patient / how would you deal with it (personally) if you made a mistake on a patient?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you fix the health care system?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"U of W ethics page - v. helpful! Read AMA / AAMC articles on health care issues like the number of uninsured. SDN, of course." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"CHKD - so great! Friendliness of students and staff - really tight knit atmosphere. The way their program is structured." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is an opportunity at the beginning of the day to participate in a standarized patient assessment - it's nerve raking - but a good experience overall! There were approx 16 interviewees there on that day - but it was fine and we broke into groups for many things. I had my interview at 2:45 (approx 45 of down time), but some people went at 2 and others went at 3:30. The people at 3:30 had a long time to wait - but the students are friendly, just go hang out in the student lounge." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"3 interviewers (panel set up): a basic scientist, clinician and M2. One of the three has access to your MCAT and grades, the others do not. For the most part really nice, although some " 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/22/2006

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

8 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?

8 out of 10

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