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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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; 2 MDs, 1 MS-4

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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"What is one of your strengths?" Report Response

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

"What is one of your weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you didn't get accepted to med school this year, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You are a medical student doing a rotation. Your attending, at the request of a coma victims' spouse, injects him with 3M KCl and kills him (without the consent of the hospital administration). 1) What would you do? 2) Do you think this was ethical? 3) He later approaches you and says, "I may have made a mistake." What do you think he meant?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Interview feedback on SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"- The breadth of opportunities outside of the classroom. - The medical students are extremely supportive of each other (provide course materials, peer tutoring, etc)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The persistent use of standardized patients / clinical evaluations in a clinical setting (even into 3rd and 4th year). I don't mind them during 1st and 2nd year, but beyond that they seem to be overkill." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"*shrugs* It was pretty predictable." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"- Great school. Prepares you well for clinical exams. - VERY heavy on primary care and community involvement (not necessarily a bad or good thing, depends on the applicant) - Currently a traditional curriculum school. There was talk of moving to more PBL in the future." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/14/2011

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

5 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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