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

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"strenghts/weaknesses" Report Response

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

"why EVMS" Report Response

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

"There are many qualified applicants, why should we pick you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you fix health care?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you fix health care" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"U Wash Ethics site, about a half dozen books: $800 million dollar pill, health care mealtdown, the big fix, some others about universal health care and the right to die." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are actually really nice, better than I expected after reading SDN. Great hospitals. labs may be ''outdated'' but in no way insufficient." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The neighborhood around the school is charming, but much of the rest of Norfolk is not." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be totally calm until the second I sat down for my interview. Tried to appear calm but was panicking on the inside." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Although my nerves were going unexpectedly crazy, my interviewers were extremely nice and unintimidating. They only asked one hard question about healthcare, and although my views were more liberal than my interviewers, I feel that we had a civil debate and that they respected my answers even if they did not agree." 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?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Radisson

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/14/2007

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?

5 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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