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  • University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Calgary
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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 unique experiences do you bring to medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time when you were wrong and had to admit it." Report Response

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

"What changes do you think should be made to the healthcare system?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would your friends describe your sense of humor?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you feel about alternative medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read website, read my application over, talked to others who had interviewed." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Active, diverse student body." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The whole place was under construction, and they had a current faculty talk with us who said some negative things about the program." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was really surprised at the differences between the interviewees at Canadian med schools vs. American. They were a lot less stuffy and formal, and more talkative. They were also a lot less polished." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a young MD and a 3rd year interview me at the same time. They had my extracurriculars and my essay (admissions, not the onsite essay). All in all, it was not very stressed and very conversational. I had no ethical questions. By the way, I got in :)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/27/2004

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