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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

60+ 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)?

"Why not nurse?" Report Response

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

"Tell a joke? " Report Response

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

"Why U of C?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What I would change about my current job skills in order to be a MD" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Most important healthcare issue facing us today? Hard because so many choices to choose from" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I really didn't. And they never asked any current events or health care policy questions anyways." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Relaxed atmosphere amongst interviewees" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewers didn't ask any followup questions and they were late. The student interviewer seemed extremely tired although this was a first interview. I wish they would have asked more probing questions instead of generic ones." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How casual the interview was." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really have no idea how I did. I actually think I may have been "too friendly" and not serious enough. Although they are supposed to be laid back interviews I feel a little grilling of people's reponses is a good thing and I had none of that." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

How would you rate the hotel?

1 out of 10

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?

9 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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