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"It would be nice if there was an effort to entice non-residents to come to the school. To tack on and extra 30K per year and then to offer no scholarships for non-residents makes it seem like the school doesn't really care to get qualified non-residents into the program. It would also be nice if the website specified that the charter scholarships were only for residents. I was really let down when I discovered I was not eligible."
"Very impressive curriculum and M.D. program."
"The admissions office did a wonderful job of making the interview group feel welcome!"
"I had an excellent experience!"
"Take away the name tag pins! They poked 2 holes in my suit! Clips/magnets all the way!"
"I can't think of anything. I absolutely loved the school. It is a great school and the administratio"
"Keep up the good work! The day was well organized and enjoyable."
"6 behavioural based questions in the vein of "tell me a time when...""
"Asked specifics from my application."
"What was the pivotal event that made you decide to become a doctor?"
"How do you handle being late?"
"Explain the research thatt you did"
"Tell me of a time when you made a decision, only later to find out you broke a rule or went against a policy - what did you do? How did you handle it?"
"Why do you want to go into medicine? What's unique about you?"
"I met with 2 interviewers - the first was primarily concerned with reviewing my file (academics, extracurriculars, clinical experiences), while the second asked a series of personality and ethical questions. Both were very relaxed and conversational."
"Who was the most influential person in your decision to study medicine?"
"Tell me how you decided on medicine."
"Considering all of your traveling and international experiences, will this place be too small for you - will you be happy at this school?"
"A situation question regarding what I would do if someone was acting unprofessional in the workplace environment"
"How will you deal with failure? Tell me about a time that you were criticized and how you dealt with it."
"There weren't really any questions per se, just an honest conversation about my background and what the school has to offer. My interviewer did a lot of the talking."
"Do you think doctors have to be honest 100% of the time?"
"So, you were in a PhD program?"
"I was paired with a suregeon who was from the area where I am from. He asked me if I knew a specific hospital. Then he proceded to describe his time there."
"How did you reach to this point on your journey to becoming a physician?"
"Why medicine, Why Miami at Boca Raton, etc."
"Should you always tell patients the 100% truth?"
"Tell me about your surfing trips?"
"I see you worked in two labs. Tell me about your research."
"tell me something interesting about yourself?"
"Tell me about your parent's education and how they did or did not influence you."
"Tell me about your family"
"Tell me about yourself?"
"Do you work/learn well in a group?"
"What is your biggest weakness?"
"Tell me about your research experiences."
"What are your strengths and weakness?"
"What was your shadowing experience like with Dr. ____? (a few doctors)"
"Tell me about yourself and how you came to your decision about medicine."
"Why don't you want to go to school back home or why do you want to come here?"
"What is your biggest strength/weakness?"
"What is your role in a group setting? "
"Describe your clinical activities"
"What are your hobbies."
"Tell me about a time you became overwhelmed at school and how you handled it."
"The previous question - about a patient with cancer, and his wife and son requesting you not tell the patient the truth about his diagnosis - what would you do?"
"The situation-behavioral questions"
"What is a weakness of yours and how do you try and overcome it?"
"Tell me about your (research experience/honors thesis/other major activity)?"
"After the listed questions, the interview opened it up for me to ask as many questions as I wanted. No questions were asked about my app - I think they just want to get to know your personality."
"Do you think doctors should always be honest?"
"Is it essential for a physician to be 100% honest with his patients?"
"What do you think you can add to the diversity of the class"
"Very conversational interview. Just trying to get to know you and see if you are a good fit for their unique program. "
"If you could spend 20 minutes talking to anyone in history, who would it be and why?"
"same as above"
"No real surprise questions that I thought were really ''interesting''."
"If you could have dinner with one person and ask them anything, who would it be?"
"Why do you want to go into medicine?"
"If a member of the group you are in is not doing his/her part for the project, what would you do to make sure the project gets done?"
"If you could meet any person in history, who would it be?"
"Which school will you choose if you get in to all of the schools at which you interviewed?"
"What is the disadvantage to having such a small class size?"
"Would you want to work with underserved or uninsured populations?"
"Has your experience as a server changed or impacted how you view people?"
"How do you feel about ''VIP'' doctors?"
"Do you rely on your parents for advice?"
"If they passed a law stating that you were not allowed to practice medicine what would you do for a living?"
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