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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"They asked really specific ?s about classes I've taken... not grades, but more so what the classes were about and what I learned. " Report Response

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

"What would you do as an advisor to Obama/McCain about health care in the US?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do doctors do... and dont just say 'help people'?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing was really difficult... you should be prepared for the ethical questions though... abortion, physician assisted suicide, etc. They will push you on these, just make sure you hold fast to what you believe the right decision to be. One of my interviewers gave me a really hard time, but after the interview said I analyzed it nicely. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS, EVMS Website " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Children's hospital is amazing. Ms. Williams was really helpful. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Had to pay for the parking deck... Norfolk traffic and the Hampton Roads area traffic in general really sucks... I did not receive information about staying with a current student until the week of my interview, which was not helpful. I wish I could have heard back sooner to take advantage of that great opportunity. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How to get back on the highway from EVMS... I got lost :(" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"EVMS was wonderful... the students were really helpful, and gave lots of helpful hints throughout the day. The day was very low-stress. " 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/17/2008

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

8 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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