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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"If you came out of med school with a $120,000 debt, would you practice medicine in the public or private sector (assuming there is a private one)? Followed immediately by "If you were in need of medical care and you had money, would you wait in line in the public system or pay for private health care?"" Report Response

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

"What are some problems in the Canadian health care system? How would you fix some of these problems if you were the health minister?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

""You are working as a physician and your colleague has a substance abuse problem. What do you do?" Followed by "The same scenario as above, except that now you are a resident and the substance abuser is your supervisor."" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You say in your essay that you can be impatient. Can you elaborate? (Really, I just shouldn't have said that in my essay.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Came up with answers to common med school interview questions, read up on bioethics, mock interview with friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The program, how close the students were (not only to each other, but also to the professors)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Halifax is a REALLY SMALL town. (I'm from Toronto.)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The first year med students were extremely welcoming and outgoing. They really made the otherwise stressful weekend fun." 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?

Out of 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

YHZ

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/04/2006

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?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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