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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"why evms? (they ask everyone this, and want to know that you've done your homework on what the school offers)" Report Response

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

"compare the canadian and american health care systems (because I am canadian... but they ask everyone about the health care system)" Report Response

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

"have you ever had an unpleasant experience with a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what do you think about peta? (i didn't even know what that meant, but they told me)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"how do you think the canadian health care system would decide the order of who gets a liver transplant?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this, re-read amcas and secondary, school website, read about health care systems online" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students were all so happy!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing... sdn pretty much told me everything i needed to know" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"there was one guy who had my whole file (grades, mcats) and another guy and a med student who only had my essays and things i wrote. i sat down and they asked me why i chose evms. then we just got talking and it was actually pretty enjoyable. it was just kind of a natural conversation; the questions were mainly all tailored to me specifically." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

ORF

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Radisson

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/23/2007

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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