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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"You have a patient who is a young child with meningitis. Her parents don't believe in medicine, instead, they want to take her home and pray over her. What do you do? " Report Response

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

"Tell me about your study aborad experience." Report Response

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

"Why EVMS?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why are you an art history major?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do about the 46 million uninsured Americans? (and then to every response I gave--HOW? HOW? HOW?)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN and AMCAS, reviewed my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Sentara Hospital is very nice and the standardized patient program is impressive" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"norfolk." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I thought I would like Norfolk better than I did." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was worried about the interview after reading SDN, and I think people exaggerated how stressful it was. If you know about healthcare and are a reaosnable ethical person, you will be fine. All of the students were realy friendly and the interviewees generally got along as well. EVMS itself is nice, its just its location that lessens my enthusiasm about the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/20/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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