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  • University of Western Ontario Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • London
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?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why Medicine?" Report Response

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

"A woman wants to commit her mother to an old-age home. As a physician, how would you deal with this? " Report Response

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

"Can you describe a movie you've seen lately?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Which would you choose if you had the option of heading up the Canadian Medical Protective Association or being the top GP in your area?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"After discussing in depth a major project I worked on during an internship, I was asked if there was anything I would do differently. I couldn't think of anything. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I bombed my first interview at another school because I thought it would be better to sound genuine and unrehearsed. I learned my lesson and did a couple practise ones with friends." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendliness of the student body, presence of financial aid officer, the apparent preparation on the part of administrators and students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"London" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They interviewers no absolutely nothing about you. They do not even have the autobiographical sketch" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Western seems it would be a great school to study medicine, especially with the revamped interior and the influx of new money. As for the interview, the closed-book approach seems a bit off-putting, but there is a good way to deal with it: Put everything on the table with the first question (within reason)and let the interviewers take it from there. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/04/2004

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