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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

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)?

"A bunch of questions about my personal statement and out of school activities. What were the last 2 books you read? Why EVMS? What will your day to day life be like as a doctor? What will you do if you don't get accepted this year? What are you going to do between now and next September?" Report Response

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

"A question about abortion." Report Response

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

"What do you think of the American Health care system and how would you fix it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you ever seen a man in an ER trauma unit with his guts in a bucket beside him? Why not?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, personal statement, obamas opinion papers on healthcare reform." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"hospital facilities and standardized patients are very nice. the students were all super friendly. lots of volunteer activities and student life stuff. my interviewers were definitely tough, but fair. I think they just wanted to see what I was really made of and if I would flake under pressure." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"everything was about as i expected." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"park on the street on fairfax drive if you can. parking is free there and it's right across the street from where the interviews are held. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"get your hand up first to work with the standardized patient during the presentation. it is a fun experience and gives you something to break the ice with in your interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/02/2009

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