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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." 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)?

"You're a first year med student and at a party one of your classmates has 6 beers in 1 hour and gets really drunk. Then next party he does the same thing and ends up punching someone. How would you handle the situation." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You're a first year med student and at a party one of your classmates has 6 beers in 1 hour and gets really drunk. Then next party he does the same thing and ends up punching someone. How would you handle the situation." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, UW medical ethics site, read up about minor abortion issues, read over PS and secondary responses." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The involvement with the community, the awesome standarized patient program, how nice everyone was (all the med students wished us good luck as we walked by)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school was awesome. Everyone was so nice. The interview was a 3 on 1 with 2 MDs and one med student (MS1). They asked a few moral/ethical dilema questions to see how I could reason and think. Overall the inteviewers were very nice and made me at ease from the start. We were told one of the three interviewers was on the admissions committee. The committee member had your entire file and the other two interviewers just had your PS and secondary responses." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Norfolk

Where did you stay?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Economy Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2008

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?

7 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

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?

5 out of 10

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