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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?

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?

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 doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to attend EVMS?" Report Response

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

"3) What would you do if a teen came into your practice and requested an abortion? 4) What is the biggest problem with the U.S. healthcare system? 5) How would you remedy this problem?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel about the town that your college campus was in just being named the " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How will you know what field of medicine you want to specialize in? (What they were looking for was what factors I will consider)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, a health policy book, read over AMCAS and EVMS secondary, U of Washington bioethics site, know Virginia abortion laws, and lots of Google searches on topics I felt I needed to know more about." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Camaraderie among the students, students and faculty were extremely friendly and often approached our interview group to offer to answer questions. A fairly new (and very nice) library building. Standardized patient program. Emphasis on primary care and community medicine." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of the lecture halls is fairly small and cramped looking. Anatomy and histology labs are dated. Nothing that would affect the quality of education, though." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"53 different student clubs...active social scene outside of class(work hard,play hard)...Clinical exposure begins during week 2 of first year" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There were only 9 of us, which was a great sized interview group. Spent the morning getting school and financial aid briefings, as well as a presentation on the " 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

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/27/2006

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

10 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?

9 out of 10

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