3 out of 10
8 out of 10
7 out of 10
At the school
"Tell me more about X from autobiography, CV; give further examples. What skills did X give you that apply to medicine. How did you learn compassion/communcation/etc from this experience?"
"Tell me more about your hobbies, what sports/movies/books do you play/watch/read? What concerns are there when a 16y.o. girl asks for birth control? Tell me about something that made you happy/unhappy. How do you feel when you are near a naked patient and how do you deal with it? How do you get a patient to quit smoking?"
"Tell me about yourself. What major accomplishment would you want me to highlight if I were to defend you to the admissions board? What do you do when an encounter with a patient is going badly?"
"If you were to direct a movie, what would the theme be?"
"How do you expect to change in medical school?"
"Read essay and CV. They go through almost item by item with you in the interview"
"Downtown Montreal and McGill campus. McGill students get into hospitals in Jan of second year."
"Learning that almost no clinical skills are taught during the first 1.5yrs."
"The school is transitioning to a stronger emphasis on small group learning and students seem to feel like it is an awkward transition with large (~15 students) groups and less learning. Faculty members said there is some disagreement about how the non lecture-based instruction should be conducted."
"arrival from 8-9am, first 45min. interview between 9 and 11:30, second 45 min interview between 1:30 and 4:00. intermittent talks by faculty, students; tours available."
Out of state
Friends or family
7 out of 10
9 out of 10
10 out of 10