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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"why evms?" Report Response

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

"you've done so much, do u feel like u've sacrificed anything along the way?" Report Response

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

"tell me about a special friendship you have. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"2 babies, both need livers, everythings is equal except their financial situations, one's parents can't afford the surgery, the other's parents promise to donate $10 million if their child is given the liver, how would u decide who gets the liver?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what do u think about the state of prescription medicines in this country?....i guess this one was difficult for me because other than the fact that prescription drugs are too much and some are dangerous, i didn't know what else to say" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"relaxed, looked over the feedback from this website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"my interviewers, the people, basically i was sold after our tour of the children's hospital...oh yeah, that sandwich we had for lunch was bangin'!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"a couple of the administrators didn't seem to excited to have us there, like everything they said was a rehearsed speech....oh well...also EVMS does have many underrepresented minorities" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"okay, so this day was a very pleasant surprise for me! after interviewing at duke and having a completely WONDERFUL experience there, i didn't think it was possible that i could be happy at any other school. but after my interview at EVMS, i don't feel that way any more. i really had a good experience on my interview day. the children's hospital was so wonderful. i hope i get in !!!" Report Response

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