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  • University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Vancouver
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"What are the qualities that make a good doctor? Why do you want to be a doctor instead of any other health professionals?" Report Response

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

"Talk about a social problem locally, regionally or globally." Report Response

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

"Honesty and truth telling in medicine. Example of a conflict and what you learned from it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"please explain in layman's term what your research project is about" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A 3 parter question about integrity: define integrity, give an example of you demonstrating integrity, give an example of someone else demonstrating integrity" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"watched the news, read the Macleans, read my applications, introspection, visited the med student forum online" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"A very friendly 4th year med student chatted with me for quite a while before I was called to the interview" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewers were quite nice but felt distant at times. I don't know if they really cared about what I said because they didn't ask any follow-up questions. I find the interview to be too standardized, too structured, too impersonal." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Various examples of other people demonstrating integrity. How to react when you can't think of an answer." Report Response

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No Response
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On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2004

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