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  • Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Singapore)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Singapore
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about yourself. " Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor? " Report Response

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

"Scenario questions on end-of-life issues, professionalism, what it means to be a good doctor, and some more ethical questions" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you like reading? What sort of books do you read?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"End-of-life ethical issues" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my application essays, prepare answers to standard questions such as ''why do you want to be a doctor'', read Duke's interview feedbacks, read up a bit on Singapore's healthcare situation" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Staff member & admissions people were friendly and helpful. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Campus is small, but thankfully it's a temporary building" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"None" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It went smooth and relatively stressless after interviews were done. There was an on-the-spot essay. Team learning exercise, which was basically a demonstration on how students will learn at the school, was a lot of fun. There was clear explanation on Duke's teaching philosophy, which sounded terrific. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/11/2007

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

7 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?

5 out of 10

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