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  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Montreal
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why medicine? What are your motivations, and why haven't you chosen another career of equal difficulty or stature?" -Posted 01/30/2005 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family history, any medical problems you know of?" -Posted 01/30/2005 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself, what is it about medicine that you enjoy, and what is it that you may not enjoy?" -Posted 01/30/2005 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the most negative thing about practicing medicine, in your mind?" -Posted 01/30/2005 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your biggest personal weaknesses." -Posted 01/30/2005 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Talking with other applicants and reading my personal statement." -Posted 01/30/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The quality of education at McGill. There is more hands-on training here than in US schools, which prepares and trains better." -Posted 01/30/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"A seeming lack of maturity among some students, and difficult to get around." -Posted 01/30/2005 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The teaching methods and group methods." -Posted 01/30/2005 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They want to know the applicant, make sure they know that it's not just finding the right applicants, but making sure the school is a good fit for us." -Posted 01/30/2005 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

DOR

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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

$501+

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/28/2005

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

7 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?

9 out of 10

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