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  • Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Halifax
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"how would you improve the candian health care system" Report Response

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

"describe a group experience where one memeber was not pulling their weight, and how did you deal with it." Report Response

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

"you are a doctor who has a teenage girl as your patient who is pregnant. what do you tell her to do. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were treating a patient who recently came back from a trip alone to asia and contracted an STD and he did not want to tell his wife, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"the same as my most interesting question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"i read up on the canadian health care system. the book Health of Nations is really good. i read recent articles online about criticisms of the health care system, and recent trends in the health care world. (ie. pharmaceuticals reimportation to the US). asked friends for past interview questions, and used this site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the enthusiasm the students had for the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the facilities...they are from they 1970s it seems." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"i wish i had known it wasnt going to be that stressful." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"overall my interview experience was great. laid back and compfortable. it got me excited about medical school. my parents live in halifax so i had no problem traveling/finding the place etc. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

yhz

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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