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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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)?

"Suppose you are head of a hospital, and a 17-year old comes in who claims she is pregnant and does not want to keep the baby. What do you do?" Report Response

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

"What do you think about the American healthcare system?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think a European healthcare system would work in the US?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"According to one of your letter writers, you are _______ (a negative statement that totally caught me off guard). How would you respond to that?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over my primary and secondaries." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Center (even got to see and interact with a simulated patient!), Sentara Heart Hospital (one of the best in the South). One of my interviewers was very cool, calm, and extremely professional. And cute!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my interviewers had very opposite views to mine on healthcare, and he made that very clear!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That one of my interviewers would attack me head-on about my ideas on healthcare. Also, that one of my letters conveyed some personal weaknesses and that those would be addressed during the interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school, routinely scores the highest in the boards in Virginia. The two adjacent hospitals are state-of-the-art, and none of the partner hospitals are affiliated with a University or have large residency programs meaning more opportunities to act as a provider during clinical time!" 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?

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?

Friends or family

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?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

2 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Definitely not as friendly as some of the other schools." Report Response

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