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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"How well do you know about the current events happening regarding the US healthcare?" Report Response

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

"What is the Doctor's role with a patient?" Report Response

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

"What are you doing if you do not get in this cycle?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What did you like about EVMS on your tour?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell about a time the doctor (while shadowing) did not solve the problem." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at fellow SDN questions (very accurate), looked over my AMCAS app and secondary essays (important), smiled at a rando in the halls - turned out to be my interviewer who was receptive to me the whole time." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Match rates, not much history but great progress the med school has made to try to compete with other med schools, and tour was well given. Children's Hospital was a great tour." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Surrounding town is odd - gentrification at its finest. Not much to do around the area besides the beach?" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview was more of a conversation." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Smile to everyone you see walk the halls (could be an interviewer). You will have between an hour to 2 hours between the end of your tour to the start of your interview so relax, get a cup of coffee, and hang out with fellow interviewers. Great school, hope I get in!" 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$501+

What airport did you use?

Norfolk

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Residence Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

3/9/18

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?

6 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing, very friendly staff made 'check-in' seamless" Report Response

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