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  • McMaster University Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Hamilton
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?

7 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?

6

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"I'm holding a picture made up of felt shapes and I have to describe it to my partner so she can recreate the picture without having seen it. AFterwards we discuss our progress." Report Response

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

"It's the end of the world and you can save 2 people (from a given list of 10) who would you choose and why? What sort of information about these people might change your mind?" Report Response

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

"What sorts of challenges do you anticipate as a medical student, as a doctor? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I had to tell a patient (actress) who had been trying to have a baby that she was infertile. She actually cried!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Social, Legal, medical implications of a needle-exchange program. Also asked to come up with some viable alternatives. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at past MMIs - same themes and focus. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities, the hospital was quite nice, the students and faculty who spoke to us were very encouraging and accomodating" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They interviewed so many people! (700+) and it was a very long interview day" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"i wished somebody had reminded me to relax a little!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I left with a good impression of Mac and its program and interview was a fun experience" 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 primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/05/2005

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?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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