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  • University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Calgary
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"How do you feel about the latest develpoments in health care with all the reports having been released?? (i.e. romanow, kirby, mazankowski)" Report Response

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

"What do you know about our program at U of C and what do you like about it??" Report Response

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

"Asked a lot of questions about my research experience and how I would manage that with a medical practice. Time management and priorities was what they were getting at..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Because I have a MSc I was asked some ethical questions about working for big pharmaceutical companies. How I felt about their motives, etc. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would I rank not only in importance but in terms of time management family/friends, my profession as an MD and my profession as a researcher. i.e. what would come first?? And how would I deal with the demands of researchers wanting me to be productive in the research field when I have a medical practice that is already very time consuming?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read the Kirby, Romanow, and Mazankowski summaries, talked to MANY residents, med students, physicians, found out a lot about the U of C program, and just tried to be as informed as possible on a wide variety of issues." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendly, non-competitive atmosphere. The faculty. My interviewers were both very friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"NOTHING" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. I just wish I hadn't gotten myself so worked up about the interview. It was a very positive experience." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/16/2003

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