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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"What would your friends say are some of your weaknesses/strengths?" Report Response

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

"How could you solve the problem of lack of physicians in rural communities?" Report Response

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

"Describe the most difficult situation you had to deal with? What were some ethical situations you had to face?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could sit down and chat over a coffee with anybody in all human history, who would it be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Given unlimited funding, how would you go about improving Nova Scotia's health care problems?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about: Canada's healthcare system, NS healthcare system, my research thesis. Talked to: Doctor's, Friends, Family, Advisors Studied: Myself!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendliness and Dedication of all people I met (Student or Staff)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing (Honestly)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Just remember to know your application well and what you wrote about in your essays (eg. Strengths/Weaknesses). Also be ready for a friendly conversation (you won't be grilled hard)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Got there 20min ahead of time, sipped on some water/coffee with the other interviewers, called into the interview on time, and had a nice conversation with the interviewers. Overall very good." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

YHZ

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/29/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

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