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  • University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Vancouver
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?

9 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)?

"Do you think you're smart enought to be a doctor? How have you shown this?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about your research, explain it in layman's terms." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think that BC's medical system needs revamping? If so, how?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe in layman's terms, what your research consists of." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read newspapers, read over bioethical texts, researched the school, kept up with current events." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly the interviewers were." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cockiness of a couple of other applicants (before the interviews, we waited together outside the interview rooms)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I had a small unpopped pimple on my face." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Comfortable, but the questions were very limited (the interviewers had a 'book' of questions from which to choose). They couldn't just continue with a line of questioning." Report Response

Tour and Travel

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?

Automobile

What airport did you use?

YVR

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/25/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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