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  • University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Vancouver
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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?

3

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)?

"Talk about your most memorable/rewarding non-academic experience. (Follow-up questions.)" Report Response

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

"Discuss a social issue on a local, regional, or national level." Report Response

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

"Why medicine? Why do you want to be a doctor." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Teach us a topic that you're familiar with. (They suggested anything from organic chemistry to electronics - something I'm into.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The integrity series. (1) Define integrity. (2) Describe a time when you demonstrated your integrity. (3) Describe a time when somebody else's integrity or lack thereof impacted you." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reflected a lot. Looked over my essay and extra-curricular list, as those are the only materials that the interviewers have." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new Life Sciences Centre. Nice big lecture halls. The students seemed nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"If there was anything that was slightly negative, it was that I felt like I could express myself as much as I wanted to during the interview. The interviews tend to be very structured and standardized (my interviewers told me that everyone essentially got asked the same basic questions). Make sure that there are some good solid morals in midst of your story-telling of your personal experiences." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The structure of the interview questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The panel interview was a great experience. There was probably a lot of variety among the 30-odd panels that were interviewing, but I really enjoyed talking to my panelists. They made me feel very comfortable from the start, and were very casual about the interview." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

YVR

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/28/2005

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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