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  • University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Calgary
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

6

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"scenarios..." Report Response

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

"more scenarios..." Report Response

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

"NOT anything like STR/WEAK, why meds, why calgary, etc" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"they were all scenario based, very different than most schools" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"again, all scenario based (MMI) and couldn't really prepare for specifics." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read some ethics literature, discussed possible questions and answers with physicians, family and friends, self-reflection and re-read essay/resume" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities are incredible...one of the benefits of having the premier of the richest province in the country live in your city. the students really loved the school as well" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the MMI format was wierd, i hadn't seen or heard enough about it beforehand to really be comfortable with it. also, close-file interviews didn't with specific stock scenarios made it difficult to incorporate all of my experiences into the interview" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how different the MMI was than a regular interview...would have prepped totally differently...some of the most random scenarios" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"it was good...not really sure how I did. it went by quite quickly, as the MMI was very much like a bell ringer. i felt a lot more stressful than I felt I should have. the essays were really weird (2x25min essays post-mmi)...good experience, have no idea how it went though...very difficult to tell" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/25/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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