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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"What is one thing that you would do to fix the US Health care system?" Report Response

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

"What is one thing that you seen today at EVMS that stands out the most for you?" Report Response

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

"Have you gotten a chance to check out Norfolk? How do you like the area?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"From my experience working as a ER Technician, name a few positivie things and a few negative things that I have seen a physician do." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ethical question: If I had a parent who didn't want his/her child to get an vaccine due to the possible negative associations with autism, what would you do? If the parent chose not to have their child vaccinated, would you still treat them?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback, EVMS website, and mock interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Interviewers and admission staff were very nice. Students were very nice and are willing to talk and give pointers. The standardized patient demonstration was great and gives insight to the school's focus on early clinical experience. Love the small, tight-knit feeling of the school and the Norfolk area." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Tuition for out-of-state and not being able to be considered in-state after a period of time" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That admissions can get you in contact with students that are willing to let you stay overnight rather than staying in a hotel" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One thing I noticed is that I wasn't asked the specific questions-Why do you want to become a doctor or Why medicine? Just remember to try to put those reasons into the questions that you are asked. Overall, I really liked the school, the area, and the friendliness of the admissions staff and students." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Courtyard by Marriot

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/27/2010

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 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?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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