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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"A number of ethical questions regarding teenage abortion/abuse and physicians working while intoxicated." Report Response

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

"What would your friends say are your strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"What's wrong with the health care system? What do you think are the possible solutions?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None of the questions were particularly interesting. Standard stuff." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you deal with a teenage girl impregnated by her father and who wants to get an abortion without telling her mom? Yeah." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over the SDN interview feedback, and thought about things." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. Three words: indoor pirate ship." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The med school is really just one building on the grounds of a hospital." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview wasn't THAT bad. Everybody says the EVMS interviews are rough, but mine turned out to be very reasonable." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Looking through the SDN interview feedback and talking to people on the forums, you learn that EVMS tends to be sticklers for ethical questions and tend to try and make you sweat. My interview, though, was great. They asked tough but reasonable questions that you'd expect a future doctor to have an opinion on." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/21/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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