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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10


How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"An ethical one in regards to I made a mistake with my patient 2 years ago and now he has cancer, could have been prevented. How do I deal witrh situatin?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if no med school this year? Obviously, reapply!!" Report Response

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

"Why EVMS? I do not think my answer to this was that convincing, but I do truly want to attend. My number one hoice!!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"describe pros and cons of Canada's health care vs. US. (I'm a Canadian applicant, so don't worry you probably wouldn't get this otherwise)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why don't you want to be a teacher or researcher? (2 seperate questions because I have vast experience in both fields)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback. Read books on ethics and US health care problem ''Health care meltdown'' by Lebow., read school website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new facilities are super sweet. I could sooo see myself there. All the students walking in the hall were genuinely nice and encouraging to all interviewees" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"umm.... nothing really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How nice the school was and how sweet the pediatrics hospital is" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Got there early and just sat and chatted with other interviewees. There were only 7 of us. The tours of the hospital and school were really good. The lunch witht the dean and students and financial aid was informative. The weatrher was gorgeous and I also love the fact that it is like 20 minutes from virginia beach. I had to cancel my appointment with the office of minority affairs because the administrator had an emergency to attend to. I do not actually know what we were going to discuss though, her secretary said that she would call me next week. Because of that I had about 1.5 hours of down time before my interview. i just went to the library and read some of a novel I had brought with me. My interview was 25 min with a pediatric surgeaon, med student and i think a member of the community. It was a good interview. And that was it" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?


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


What airport did you use?


Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western Northhampton blvd.

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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