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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Um I was asked like 15 questions..but had one on healthcare reform" Report Response

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

"Ethics question on a parent wanting medication for their child when the child clearly didn't need it" Report Response

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

"Thoughts on animal research" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are your thoughts on animal research?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Healthcare reform...wasn't supposed to be a hard question because I had prepared for it, but they REALLY grilled me on it. You definitely have to know your stuff!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"UW bioethics page, SDN, secondary app, amcas, healthcare reform articles, CNN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I definitely came to the school thinking I was not going to be impressed but I was pleasantly surprised. The location is great, Norfolk is beautiful! I'm from NOVA and I def. did not expect much from a place in southern Virginia, but it's really pretty. The students are SO friendly, I definitely felt like I would fit in with everyone else. The atmosphere is pretty relaxed. Very community oriented school and the curriculum is very patient oriented. Clinical exposure starts very early!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Facilities weren't amazing, but not bad either. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviewers were very friendly but I definitely had some tough questions" 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2006

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

9 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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