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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?

9 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

""Why have you decided to apply to medical school, and why the University of Alberta?"" Report Response

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

""What do you think makes a good leader?"" Report Response

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

""How do you spend your time?"" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

""So tell me about yourself"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""Based on your experiences working internationally in the health care field. What discrepancies did you observe between the system of health care in the developing countries and the Canadian health care system?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I kept up to date with current events, health care issues, read up on ethics, but mostly reviewed my application and noted the key points I wanted to highlight during the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions staff was incredible. They were socializing with all of the interviewees and did much to take all the stress away while you were waiting to be called in." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was called in to my interview almost an hour late without an explanation or apology." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The med school tours only ran to a certain time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview process can be nerve wracking but props to the U of A for minimizing the stress the way they did. This school was the best interview I had, mostly because of how courteous everyone was and how comfortable they made me feel sitting in that chair. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

YEG

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Campus Towers

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/24/2005

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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