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  • Memorial University Faculty of Medicine (Newfoundland)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • St. John's
Individual Feedback 1 7 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 6
Negatively 1
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.86 7

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
6.00 4

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
7.50 4

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 0
30 minutes 1
35 minutes 0
40 minutes 0
45 minutes 1
50 minutes 1
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 4

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 7
At a regional location 0
At another location 0

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 5
In a group 2

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 0
Closed file 7

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
3.14 7

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

"Why medicine" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where did I see medicine in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a controversial issue in today's world and how you see it evolving over the years; where you stand and why..." More from this Member | Report Response

"Name an ethical senario you had to deal with and how did you respond?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Where do I see my self in 10 years" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What problems I would face if I was a rural doctor now and in 10 years." More from this Member | Report Response

"Who was the biggest influence in my life, and how did this person influence my decision to choose medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"When did you know you wanted to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a decision you regret making and why." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us a little about yourself. " More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"What problems do you think rural doctors face and how should they be improved? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What specialty am I interested in?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What in your school/work life has given you a sense of satisfaction?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about a decision you regret making and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"MMI was really fun - full of interesting questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think will be the biggest problem facing medicine in 10 years? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe an ethical situation which you may encounter in the medical profession and how you would handle it." More from this Member | Report Response

"How have you changed since you were a teenager?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a dissatisfying experince you have had at school or work?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How I changed my personality since I was 15 years old, and why I changed." More from this Member | Report Response

"What will be the biggest issue in the world in 10 years time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you work with someone who didn't want to work in a group setting.....that wasn't the exact wording but that's the gist of the question." More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Find as many as MMI questions as you can, and practice with someone who didnt get into just 1 school" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read up on current events, read previous questions posted in forums" More from this Member | Report Response

"Newspapers, read forums, looked closely over my application." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read feedback from this website, read up on current events, health care issues in Canada (especially Maritimes), Romanow Report." More from this Member | Report Response

"Kept up on current events, read up on rural newfoundland, did some mock interviews" More from this Member | Report Response

"Gathered info on MUN and health care situation in province." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"EVERYTHING" More from this Member | Report Response

"The friendly students, the atmosphere in St. John's" More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewers were very nice, as were all the students." More from this Member | Report Response

"The facilities of the school, the non-competitive nature of the program, the friendly faculty and staff." More from this Member | Report Response

"The students were great...easy going, positive, tried to make us feel comfortable." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewers were genuinely interested in getting to know me." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the situational judgement test" More from this Member | Report Response

"They don't plow the sidewalks in St. John's" More from this Member | Report Response

"The day of my interview the city got 36 cm of snow!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The weather was horrible!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewers weren't very responsive. One kept interrupting me and didn't seem to be listening to my answers. Tht other hardly said anything or even looked at me!" More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Positive. Hard to tell if you were doing well or not b/c the interviewers were so encouraging to all answers " More from this Member | Report Response

"It was great!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Basically an informal setting with a range of personal questions from my past, present, and future. Very relaxed and open." More from this Member | Report Response

"Not quite what I had expected....thought the interviewers would appear more interested than they did." More from this Member | Report Response

"Great!" More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 6
Faculty member 0
Admissions staff 0
Other 0

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 3
Neutral 0
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
6.75 4

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 0
Out of state 2

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 0
2-3 hours 2
4-6 hours 0
7+ hours 1

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 3
Automobile 0
Train or subway 0
Other 0

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

Response # Responders
< $100 0
$101-$200 0
$201-$300 0
$301-$400 0
$401-$500 0
$501+ 3

What airport did you use?

YYT

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 1
Hotel 2
Home 0
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Would you recommend the hotel?

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
8.25 4

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
6.25 4

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.25 4

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
5.00 1

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
5.00 1

0 = low, 10 = high

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

Response Avg # Responders
5.00 1

0 = low, 10 = high

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No responses

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