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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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 NS? Why Dal?" Report Response

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

"Lots of questions about my personal experiences." Report Response

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

"Ethical stuff" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had unlimited funds how would you change the health care system?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"fairly standard questions really" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on NS health care (I'm from Ontario), read a medical ethics books, mock interview, practice questions, introspection" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Laid-back students, very friendly interviewers seemed truly interested in what I had to say. It really felt like the school as a whole put a lot of effort into the weekend." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing - I really did like it!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they were going to serve delicious looking cookies in the interview waiting room - maybe I could have mentally prepared myself so I wasn't too nervous to eat one." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"First off the interviewers made a few jokes and said "We know it's an interview but we don't want you to be nervous." They seemed to have a good grasp of my ECs and essays. Definitely a give-and-take type interview - I didn't feel like I was just talking at them." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/04/2004

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