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"Keep doing what they're doing because they're really wonderful."
"The people in the admissions office have been extremely helpful and friendly. They make sure that all of my questions and concerns are addressed."
"Snail mail is very outdated, time-consuming, and not very eco-friendly. Email or status updates online would be much appreciated."
"The admissions staff should keep doing what they're doing! They were super friendly and helpful."
"Everyone in the admissions office was very friendly and helpful!"
"People who get in at one school are likely to get in elsewhere, and if they had an experience like m"
"Tell us about your experiences as a CNA?"
"If you were the physician of a 15 y/o girl who came in pregnant and you wanted to inform her parents but she pleads for you not to do it because she is scared that they'll hurt her--what would you do?"
"How do you make a patient feel 'cared for'?"
"Tell me about your research?"
"What would you best friend list as your strengths and weaknesses."
"Lots of questions about my experiences and what I gained from them. They asked several times how I could apply what I've learned to clinical medicine in North Dakota. They also asked how I improved my MCAT score the second time I took it."
"Typical questions. Why medicine, addressed questions from my app etc."
"What will you do if you don't get in?"
"Tell me about [application activity]. Why did you do it, and what did you gain from it?"
"Tell me what you learned from X experience in your application."
"Tell me about growing up in Bismarck and why you want to attend UND medical school."
"Tell us about yourself and why you decided to pursue a career in medicine."
"Tell us about yourself. / What's the most exciting thing you've done? / What kind of medicine would you like to practice? / Where do you see yourself in 10 years?"
"Why do you want to study medicine? What field would you like to pursue?"
"Have you encountered any physicians that have qualities that you would like to emulate? What were they?"
"Tell me about yourself."
"The typical--why do you want to go into medicine, tell me about yourself, etc. "
"Specific questions to my file e.g. What did x activity mean to you?"
"Nearly all the questions were about my application and experience. "
"The norm, "List three positive things about yourself followed by three negative.""
"Describe some of the current issues in healthcare."
"What do you know about the concept of patient centered learning?"
" How did you prepare for the MCAT?"
"I had quite a few... Mostly questions about my background.
How have to prepared yourself for a career in medicine? Who has been a mentor to you, encouraging you to pursue medicine? The the ever present, "Why medicine?""
"Note the above questions. The rest were about my application. They asked me two questions about what they thought was a weakness in my application but I clearified it for them. Then they asked me to talk about my research, work, and my family."
"Tell us about your MCAT experience."
"Why do you what to become a doctor? I answered the question even though they had my bio before them"
"Tell me about your volunteer experience with __________."
"What did your abroad experiences teach you?"
"What has (insert activity) taught you?"
"Basic questions about volunteering, work experiences, and school activities. "
"What was your most fulfilling experience in college?"
"Addressing MCAT, GPA"
"Are you satisfied with your MCAT score?"
"Tell me about two of your favorite memories from studying abroad."
"If you could sound like any bass player who would it be?"
"What book would you recommend?"
"Tell us about a time when you had to teach yourself something."
"The questions were rather bland, nothing out of the ordinary to try to throw me off, make me think, or make me feel uncomfortable."
"What is your favorite bodily fluid and why? This will probably be one of my favorite questions that I encounter on the interview trail."
"questions pertaining to my application/specific experiences"
"Tell me the one book I need to read before I die."
"How did you end up back in this part of the country?"
"I'm a medical student, and all I've read is textbooks for 1 1/2 years. What's a good book for me to read?"
"Tell me something funny that has happened to you."
"Explain your research to me as though I was in 3rd grade."
"I was asked about a family planning clinic experience abroad and how I thought family planning was perceived by that culture and why."
"Why UND School of Medicine?"
"Nothing too interesting. "
"All of the questions were directed specifically at me and my application and essay."
"With out letting the interview committee know your personal stance, give the pros and cons of a contraversial topic in medicine. (they said, "like abortion, stem cell research, physician assisted suicide") "
"Teach me something non-medical. I taught the group how to cast a fly-rod, they enjoyed it :)"
"What makes you nervous?"
"What role do you generally take in a group and how would you change yourself to take on a different role?"
"I didn't think the questions were that interesting. They asked me about working in groups because of the way the curriculum is set up, which part of is done in small groups with your classmates. I liked the question about what do I like to do for fun, because I'd rather talk about that than anything else they asked me. But unfortunately, that was the last question. "
"What sort of things have you done to test your desire to enter medicine?"
"I was asked if a professor or a teaching assistant made a big mistake on the board, and I knew what he/she said was wrong, would I help out or would I just let him/her keep going. I told him that it all depends on so many factors then he asked like what!! I told him the kind of instructor I am learning from, what the error was and is it going to affect the rest of the lecture? He was like let's say it is in a physics problem and the instructor ignored one of the newton's laws... Anyways, I think I did a good job answering that question but I was never asked anything like that in any of my interviews. At least I made him laugh."
"You are in a group and a member is presenting information on a particular piece of a patient's case. Unintentionally, the presenter reveals information that YOU know is incorrect. What do you do?"
"There is a good chance you won't get into Medical School what will you do? (I had already been accepted to four schools)! "
"So I hear you had a "cosmetic" surgery recently...how did insurance cover it - do you think insurance should have covered it? "
"What makes you in particular a good tutor?"
"Who do you think Time Magazine's "Man of the Year" will be?"
"Who do you think will win Time's "Man of the Year" award and why?"
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