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  • University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Edmonton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why medicine? Why U of A? Tell me more about (stuff in personal attributes)? What do you do in your spare time? How do you handle stress?" Report Response

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

"What is your greatest success? What area of medicine are you interested in? What will you do if you don't get in? What would you do as the health minister? What do you like/not like about your family doctor?" Report Response

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

"Scenarios to discuss re: alternative medicine, Jehovah's Witnesses, withholding of information, interpersonal conflict." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me one of your weaknesses (that can't be turned into a strength)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A 14 year old girl wants an abortion - what do you tell her parents when they call?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews, read websites, made a list of my personal qualities and experiences, brushed up on ethics and current events." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities are well funded and maintained." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Tour was somewhat cursory." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"No unexpected questions at all. It was my first interview and upon leaving I felt I hadn't presented myself as well as I could have, but I guess it was good enough.." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/20/2004

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