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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Why EVMS?" Report Response

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

"Please describe (insert activity)." Report Response

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

"Strength/weakness?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Your 15-year old neighbor asks for an abortion. What should you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Biggest weakness in US Healthcare system, and suggestions on how to fix it. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, U of W bioethics page, Healthcare Meltdown (Rocky White, MD) " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The children's hospital is amazing, and really focuses on the child (for example, instead of wheeling children in gurneys, they can be driven in wagons, how cool is that!) I loved the people, and many med students came by to talk to us. The standardized patient demonstration." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the rooms are not technologically equipped. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview is NOT THAT BAD. Knowing this could have saved me from getting a couple of white hairs. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was so nervous before the interview, although I was one of the first batch to go. I had three interviewers: a student, a clinician, and a PhD (still not sure who the adcom was), all of whom were very friendly. They did a great job diffusing the nervous energy. I had one question regarding abortion, one question on healthcare, and the rest of the questions focused on my extra-curricular activities/community service." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

11/30/2007

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

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