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  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Norfolk
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Why EVMS? Why Dr.?" Report Response

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

"What would you do about the 45 million uninsured?" Report Response

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

"Strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing unexpected. Go through the other feedback." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"14yo F pregnant by her father...does not want to tell mom because she is afraid of breaking up the marriage...what do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Way too much. Read all SDN questions. Practiced alot. U of Wash bioethics. Online research on health care systems. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Standardized patients. They can simulate bruises, swelling, burns, heart abnormalities, bruits, all kinds of stuff...they're amazing. The students are very tight knit and supportive of each other." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much. Anatomy lab is a little old school...but, I kinda like that..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How awesome the students are there. Great hospitals too." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Not as scary as people said. My two interviewers were very very very nice. They still asked the ''hard questions'' but since you're reading this, you must know about them...just prepare. Also, volunteer to be the guinea pig for the standardized patient...I've heard it helps...but that's a rumor." 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?

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2007

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

10 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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