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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Describe a conflict and how you handled it." Report Response

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

"What difficulties do you see yourself being faced with in medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What role do you think humour plays or can play in the healing process?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You're the head of a department and having difficulty recruiting physicians. A good physician who is a friend of yours works in your department, but there are complaints from other staff about verbal abuse...how do you handle the situation?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on the school, thought about some answers to predictable questions, tried to get a good sleep." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Lots of new buildings going up, and the ones that are there are for the most part absolutely beautiful. Interviewers were extremely friendly and easy to talk with." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Pizza lunch was provided and the Dean gave an address before interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Train or subway

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

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Alberta Place Suite Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/24/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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