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  • Queen's University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Kingston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 medicine? 3 strengths/3 weaknesses? How do you deal with stress? Have you ever failed? (describe What appeals and doesn't appeal to you about Queen's?" Report Response

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

"3 world events of significance in your lifetime? 2 challenges health care will face in this century? Ways in which delivery of health care will change? Role model in health care?" Report Response

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

"What type of reading do you do? Most creative project? Most significant award won? Lots and lots about personal experiences listed on application." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Explain your thesis project, but pretend we are a group of grade 4 children" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The easy ones I hadn't fully prepared for - why medicine; what would your friends/family say are your strengths, weaknesses..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"application review; stayed on top of current events" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Atmosphere - but I knew it was going to be relaxed and friendly already. Circular arrangement of chairs in interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they seemed to be quite familiar with my application already (I was told they usually have a few seconds to look over it). I think it depends." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Relaxed, like I knew it would be." 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?

Other

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

< $100

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?

7 out of 10

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