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  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Norfolk
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


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 are your strengths and weaknesses" Report Response

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

"Describe the most rewarding experience at your undergraduate institution" Report Response

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

"Why EVMS" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"While you are working at the ER, a religious man was dragged to the hospital with problems. He clearly states that he refuses surgery or any treatment. After a while, he loses his consciousness. A neurologist claims he has an aneurysm. What will you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your biggest accomplishment that you are the most proud of?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This SDN website (thanks to all who contributed!!!)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus is really awesome. The children's hospital is absolutely spectacular, the hospital tour was given by the volunteer services chief who dressed as one of the three little pigs (Halloween Day). She along with everyone at EVMS were so genuinely friendly and down to earth." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Like the previous poster, I noticed the "Baltimoreans." Although I am from Baltimore myself, I did wish that the others "baltimoreans" could have held their condescending thoughts to themselves. It definitely would have made the day a lot more pleasant for the rest of us." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The day was unseasonably warm." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school offered the most in depth look at their school, starting with the demonstration of the standardized patient assesment. We were even allowed in the anatomy lab, my first time seeing cadavers!! The hospital tour was amazing, the students are so down to earth and friendly. The atmosphere is really comfortable and welcoming." Report Response

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