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  • University of Western Ontario Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • London
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

4

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)?

"Why MD/PhD at Western? " Report Response

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

"How would you approach forming your lab?" Report Response

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

"How would you balance the prestige of medicine versus the pressures in research?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Interviewer stated, ''This is going to be a poorly articulated question. Perhaps you can make sense of it...He (purposely) rambled on about the SARS situation and eventually talked about doctors conforming to their instructions or disregarding them and returning to work infected." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See ''interesting question''" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nothing outstanding, a formal interview as expected However, I am very appreciative in that they looked past my substandard MCAT and interviewed me based on my research experience." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"N/A" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Their tendency is take those with the most research experience possible (expected), thus students with Masters have a significant advantage versus undergraduates." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"As expected. Western's formal, cookie-cutter medi-clone protocols left little to no surprises." Report Response

Tour and Travel

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

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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