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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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?

One-on-one

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 UofA, what do you know about the curriculum, what are the failures of the UofA cuirriculum" Report Response

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

"what if your colleague/supervisor was abusing a drug, what if your patient was abusing a drug (double doctoring), what if your patient was selling a drug" Report Response

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

"what kind of doctor do you want to be, what role will you take as a physician, what role are physicians taking in future, most important attribute of a physician" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"IF your patient was selling the drugs you were prescribing to him, what would you do" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If your defensive partner in your hockey game starts to slack when you're down in the game, how do you motivate him... pressure for what exactly you would say" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"prepared a joke, prepared a 'teach me something', prepared a 'why do you wanna be a doctor' and a 'tell me about yourself'" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I go here" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I thought the UofA was renowned for 'stress interviews' and pressuring you to decide something then hammering you on it. They certainly didn't do that; very calm and comfortable interview/interviewers" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Specialist, GP and first year med student mostly asking ethical scenarios then building the next question off of the previous one" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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

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?

6 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?

9 out of 10

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