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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 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?

2

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)?

"When did you first decide to become a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Ethics question about a child who is a Jehovah's Witness but needs a bone marrow transplant." Report Response

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

"What would your best friend say are your greatest strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Your friends are going to get married, have kids, and travel to Europe. How do you justify throwing away your twenties?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What to do about healthcare?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS, secondary application, U of Wash ethics page" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are all very friendly. Several people stopped just to say good luck and answer our questions. I also like how much cooperation there is between the students and faculty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Technology isn't as integrated as it is at some schools, but they are working to improve that. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, SDN is a great resource" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The whole day was informative and everyone was really nice. The interview was a little more intense than some of my others, but just try to stay calm. " 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western Center Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/09/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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