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  • University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Edmonton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"- Spirituality in Medicine, alternative medicine" Report Response

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

"- 15 yr old girl wants abortion, doesn't want parents to know, what do you do and why? " Report Response

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

"Why medicine, how do you rank yourself among the other applicants, lots of ''tell me about your experiences'' type questions (I have an unusual background)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Based on your teaching of young children tell us how you would gauge a child/adolescents maturity level in a clinical setting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above, and ''what are your views on the role of spirituality and alternative medicines in the medical field'' (I'm not religious)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read ethics book, interview feedback, talked to a friend who is in the MD program here." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities are awesome, and the med students were generally nice. Good video presentation by the students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My tour guides were very unenthusiastic, for our tour we saw the library and the entrance to the emergency room... thats IT. It was rather unimpressive in that sense, they didn't seem to care too much, but other people had great tours, guess I just got unlucky." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really, I go to the school already, there were no huge surprises. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviewers tried very hard to keep me relaxed, which I appreciated a lot. They asked some hard questions, with some minor grilling/clarification questions after, but at no point did I feel really uncomfortable. The hardest part was answering questions which I didn't have strong opinions about ie alternative meds, or spirituality in medicine" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/22/2007

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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