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  • University of Manitoba Faculty of Health Sciences College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Winnipeg
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

60+ 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)?

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

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

"What have you failed at?" Report Response

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

"How do you feel about affirmative action in the United States?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The empathy-testing ones. E.g. You're a 50 year old diabetic woman who is functionally impaired and just out of insulin. How do you feel?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What solutions do you propose for "fixing" medicare in Canada. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practice questions, introspection, talk to lots of med students and doctors about the profession and medicine in general." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and the beautiful Brodie Centre (with gym and library all in one convenient location!)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The area of town is a bit shadey, but Winnipeg has a really vibrant arts scene I was not previously aware of." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To calm down and not worry so much - it's called Friendly Manitoba for a reason!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"All in all, my interview was very positive. I was so impressed with the friendly students, their passion for the programme and school, and the facilities. The interview itself was very comfortable, and they challenged me without making me feel like I was under siege!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Sheraton Downtown

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/05/2005

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?

6 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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