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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"15 yo wants an abortion and doesn't want to tell her parents but you're pro-life? She's you're best friends daughter?" Report Response

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

"You have a vaccine for HIV in hand, do you go for the money or for equitable distribution?" Report Response

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

"Why come to VA? What about EVMS do you look forward to? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had the cure for aids would you go for the money or equitable distribution? Doctors paid $40k/yr would you still do it? (I have a very modest background, so this was interesting but annoying)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your thoughts on 'boutique' medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, read through student handbook, mission statement, etc... on website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Use of simulation, both standardized patients from day 1 and the Govt. funded simulation center. Research on the rise. Students level of satisfaction. Student interviewer had really good questions and followups." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Classroom & Laboratory facilities. Faculty interviewer: questions were engaging and provacative but some of the followups indicated they weren't exactly listening to my responses." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Cab wouldn't take credit card from airport to city even though I'd previously asked that specifically." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Middling. Norfolk is great, the students seemed really into the school, but dodged my question when asked what they didn't like about the place." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

ORF

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Tazewell

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2007

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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