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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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?

Open file

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Toughest experience at a recent job." Report Response

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

"Why Dalhousie?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Would you consider medicine a science?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If there is anything you would like us to say to the admissions committee concerning your application, what would it be?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"CMAJ ethics journal, newspaper, practiced questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The great atmosphere, the people, including faculty, staff, and students, and the way the interviewers kept me at ease during the interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The building in which admissions and student affairs is located seemed old. The administration seemed a little disorganized." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my interview had been rescheduled to a different day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews were relaxed and put me at ease, without giving too much information about how well I was doing. The interviewers paid attention, taking turns writing notes." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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+

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Lord Nelson

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/17/2006

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

10 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?

10 out of 10

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