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  • Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Halifax
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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"What is the biggest challenge facing health care in your province today? What do you think can be done to help solve it?" Report Response

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

"What personal quality do you think you will have to work the hardest to improve during your med school experience?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose your undergraduate program, did you like it, and how will it help you in med school? (I had done Math, which I don't think they see a lot of.)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your favourite book?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Imagine you are working as a resident in a hospital. What role do you see yourself fulfilling as a part of this kind of team?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"N/A" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview was really low-stress. The dean of students was there in the waiting room, getting all of the interviewees to talk to each other and relax." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The other interviewees & current medical school students I met seemed like a bunch of overachieving clones." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it wasn't going to be a gruelling interview-- I would've stressed less." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The questions were diverse (future ambitions, opinions on medical issues, hobbies, volunteer & work experience). The interviewers were extrememly pleasant & positive about everything-- which was kind of frustrating, because if they're that nice to everyone, it's hard to judge your own performance." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/12/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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