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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

How many people interviewed you?

2

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Picture yourself working as the lone physician in a rural community from 8am to 8pm each day and the excess of patients frequently requires you to work a couple of extra hours. How would you react to this situation?" Report Response

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

"Discuss some of the negative aspects associated with being a doctor." Report Response

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

"What would you say is the role of research in the field of medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If a 60 year old female patient wanted to have a child and requested your help going through a fertility clinic what would you tell her?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a time when you used critical thinking in the past." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Answered questions from this site, read about the health care system, brainstormed different topics with my friends and family" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The presence of first year students the waiting room made for a more relaxed atmosphere " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Interview took place in a small medical examination room that barely fit three people comfortably " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This being my first interview I really didn't know what to expect. It was just like people say however; very relaxed waiting room with a lot of friendly first year students and interviewees willing to chat. Questions were generally interesting and before you know it they say ''we are running out of time''. It's hard to get a complete impression of someone's personality with just 10 questions in 30 minutes." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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