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  • Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Halifax
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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

"why do you want to be a doctor" Report Response

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

"what kind of doctor do you want to be" Report Response

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

"what is your biggest strength/what would you do if you were in a group and one person wasn't pulling their weight" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"following one of my comments I was asked "are you thick skinned", I answered it was getting thicker..though still not quite as thick as I'd like, and then I was asked "how have you become thicker skinned"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"after being asked what specialty I wanted to go into...I was asked "as a female, how do you feel about going into a specialty that is so male dominated" ..Part of me felt I shouldn't be asked that when there are so many females in medicine, but it is still a thoughtful question because there are definitely issues associated with going into an area dominated by the opposite sex that I think are worth thinking about " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"came to this site, thought carefully about why I really wanted to be a dr. (and how I could convey that in a thoughtful and slightly original way), but also made a point to not prepare too much--so that my answers would not be too scripted" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I knew the city and the school..so nothing in particular" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"same as above" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was fine. I got in and am writing this a year after the fact, because I appreciated the information I found on the site last year.but forgot about it until I started hearing about them this year : ) I did come out feeling like it was almost a bit boring, no ethical questions and a lot related to the very typical interview questions..see below" Report Response

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General Info
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