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  • University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Edmonton
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?

40 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)?

"Tell me about yourself... why medicine... how have your volunteer experiences given you skills to be a better physician? " Report Response

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

"You're an emergency doc and you've got a conscious, sound-minded 14 year-old Jehovah's Witness girl with two broken femurs who will certainly die unless you give her a transfusion, which she is adamently refusing. You cannot reach her parents. What do you do? " Report Response

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

"Whats the biggest problem in our health care system? What's the role of the physician- should he/she be responsible for education of the patient? Why not nursing? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what I thought about the Terry Schiavo case. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"don't really know " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked over probable questions, thought about several issues, did some research on ethics, etc. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"fantastic facilities, enthusiastic students, very solid teaching program." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"parking for the day was $8" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the safeway down the street where you can park for free. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Unlike my U of C interview, there were two docs and a med student that interviewed me. They were very friendly and straightforward, maintained eye contact, asked specified and relevant questions, and responded with nods and comments like 'ok' and 'good'. They definitely emphasized the ethical questions, but covered quite a bit of material for 40 minutes. The time went by at warp speed. " 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

05/16/2005

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?

5 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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