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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"How do you perceive healthcare today? If you believe there are any problems with the current system expand on these. Do you have any solutions? " Report Response

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

"A 14 year-old female walks into your office asking for contraceptives but does not want to tell their parents. What do you do? The female comes back a couple of months later, believes they are pregnant, and wants an abortion. What do you do? Say you refuse to give the abortion and the patient leaves your office threatening to pursue other (not so nice) options for the procedure. What do you do? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think a monetary penalty for those not having health insurance is part of a viable solution to healthcare?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think a monetary penalty for those not having health insurance is part of a viable solution to healthcare?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, talked to current student, Washington U. Ethics, mock interview, went over application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Affiliated hospitals, a cardiologist took time out of his day to talk to our group on one of the volunteer led tours, community service, standardized patients, enthusiasm in preparing students for rotations and residency" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The good cop bad cop routine during the interview. The questions were fair and I was prepared, but that doesn't mean I found the experience enjoyable. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

4-6 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?

09/09/2009

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?

8 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?

10 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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