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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?

3 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?

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)?

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

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

"What do you think of the curriculum?" Report Response

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

"Situational question related to working in a group environment." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why is soccer called ''the beautiful game''? (I played varsity soccer for 5 years)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you plan on managing a career and a family one day? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Used this site, talked to friends who'd had interviews, thought about why I wanted to do meds." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendly atmosphere - people were working hard to make everyone feel comfortable. Interview process was well organized and efficient. The interviewers themselves appeared interested in what I had to say and often asked small followup questions to my answers, making it seem more like a conversation." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was kind of weak - it was during the weekend so we couldn't see some of the labs. Also, we had a big group so it was hard to hear what was being said at times." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everything was aimed at making the interview process as smooth and comfortable as possible. First year med students talked to us before and after, helping people to calm down and relax. Dal's reputation for being friendly and welcoming is well deserved." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

YHZ

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 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?

01/20/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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