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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"What is a moment you are least proud of?" Report Response

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

"Describe for me your interest in global health." Report Response

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

"A daughter of a friend comes to saying she is sexually active and comes to you asking for oral contraceptives. What do you do? Followed up with that it is now a few months later, she has come back saying that she had not been taking the prescribed birth control, and is now pregnant and wants and abortion. What would you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Convince me that the UN should exist. (I have had a lot of MUN experience)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"After talking about my interest in global health, I was asked where I felt it was ethical to do work overseas when there were problems in the US." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read the newspaper regularly, U. Wash website, had a practice interview with a classmate" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was really impressed with the type of medical community that they are forming/have formed at EVMS. All of the students were really helpful and informative, as were my interviewers." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"As far as the curriculum goes, it seemed that quite a few students were not satisfied with course organization and lecturers. Also, the curriculum is based very heavily on lectures instead of PBL or small groups." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my first interview, so I there were definitely things I could have done better. That said, the types of questions and format of the interview at EVMS was pretty standard, which was helpful both in decreasing my stress level and helping me prepare. Make sure you can answer: Why EVMS? Why medicine? Basic ethical questions Stengths/Weaknesses Depending on your panel, you'll get some variation in the other types of 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?

9 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Sheraton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/26/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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