Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS)

Address

Office of Admissions / 700 W. Olney Road / Norfolk, VA USA 23507

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
66
School Type
Whether the school confers an MD or DO degree, is an international (Intl) school for Americans or is a Canadian (CA) school
MD
Public/Private
Public
Year Founded
1973
US News Rank - Research
94-122
US News Rank - Primary Care
49
Cost
Out-of-state tuition, from cheap ($) to obscenely expensive ($$$$$)
$$$
Weather Rating
How nice is the weather, from crappy () to excellent ()

City Size
< 4M

Getting In

Median GPA
3.72
Median MCAT
512
Research Rating
A combination of factors to show the school's research ranking and research opportunities, from very little research () to lots ()
Out-of-State Rating
Whether the school is very out-of-state friendly (), somewhat friendly (), not friendly (), or in-state only ()
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International Friendly
How friendly the school is toward international applicants
No
Med School Class Size
Class sizes range from 40 students to 400
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Application
AMCAS
Letters of Rec Required
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Secondary Essays

Secondary Essay Difficulty
How many essays, how long, and how unusual the prompts, from easy () to brutal ()

Screen Before Secondaries
Does the school read your primary before sending a secondary?
Yes
Typical Secondary Release Date
When does a school usually release its secondary relative to other med schools (though it may vary from year to year)?
Medium
Secondary Fee
$100
Other Tests

Interviews

Interview Type
Interview Invites Begin
Interview Format
MMI - Multiple Mini Interview; Traditional - two-way conversation
Traditional
Accepts Updates?
Does the school accept update letters?
Yes

Secondary Essay Prompts

Essay Topics ('22 – '23)

1. Briefly describe your exposure to medicine. (2000 characters)

2. What do you think you will like best about being a physician? (2000 characters)

3. What do you think you will like least about being a physician? (2000 characters)

4. Describe yourself and your medical career as you see it ten years from now. (2000 characters)

5. Please indicate your reasons for applying to EVMS. (2000 characters)

OPTIONAL ESSAY:

1. EVMS is dedicated to inclusivity and supporting patients and students from diverse backgrounds. Feel free to share your personal experience or ties to communities from diverse backgrounds. Please explain in detail if you wish to respond. Some examples include but are not limited to race/ethnicity, culture, LGBTQ+, differently-abled/disabled, etc. (2000 characters)

Essay Topics ('21 – '22)

1. Briefly describe your exposure to medicine. (2000 characters)

2. What do you think you will like best about being a physician? (2000 characters)

3. What do you think you will like the least about being a physician? (2000 characters)

4. Describe yourself and your medical career as you see it ten years from now. (2000 characters)

5. Please indicate your reasons for applying to EVMS. (2000 characters)

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

1. Briefly describe your exposure to medicine. (2000 characters)

2. What do you think you will like best about being a physician? (2000 characters)

3. What do you think you will like least about being a physician? (2000 characters)

4. Describe yourself and your medical career as you see it ten years from now. (2000 characters)

5. Please indicate your reasons for applying to EVMS. (2000 characters)

Essay Topics ('19 – '20)

1. Briefly describe your exposure to medicine.

2. What do you think you will like best about being a physician?

3. What do you think you will like least about being a physician?

4. Describe yourself and your medical career as you see it ten years from now:

5. Please indicate your reasons for applying to EVMS.

Essay Topics ('18 – '19)

1. Briefly describe your exposure to medicine.

2. What do you think you will like best about being a physician?

3. What do you think you will like least about being a physician?

4. Describe yourself and your medical career as you see it ten years from now:

5. Please indicate your reasons for applying to EVMS.

Essay Topics ('17 – '18)

1. Briefly describe your exposure to medicine.

2. What do you think you will like best about being a physician?

3. What do you think you will like least about being a physician?

4. Describe yourself and your medical career as you see it ten years from now.

5. Please indicate your reasons for applying to EVMS.

Essay Topics ('16 – '17)

1. Briefly describe your exposure to medicine

2. What do you think you will like best about being a physician?

3. What do you think you will like least about being a physician?

4. Describe yourself and your medical career as you see it ten years from now.

5. Please indicate your reasons for applying to EVMS.

Essay Topics ('15 – '16)

1. Briefly describe your exposure to medicine:

2. What do you think you will like best about being a physician?

3. What do you think you will like least about being a physician?

4. Describe yourself and your medical career as you see it ten years from now:

5. Please indicate your reasons for applying to EVMS:

Essay Topics ('14 – '15)

1. Briefly describe you exposure to medicine.

2. What do you think you will like best about being a physician?

3. What do you think you will like least about being a physician?

4. Describe yourself and your medical career as you see it ten years from now.

5. Please indicate you reasons for applying to EVMS.

Essay Topics ('13 – '14)

1. Please provide brief detailed responses to the following Essay questions. Each question is limited to 2000 characters.Briefly describe your exposure to medicine.

2. What do you think you will like best about being a physician?

3. What do you think you will like least about being a physician?

4. Describe yourself and your medical career as you see it ten years from now:

5. Please indicate your reasons for applying to EVMS.

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