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  • Northern Ontario School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Sudbury
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Know NOSM's curriculum, teaching style, general program requirements as they may ask about your learning style, or what you think of specific things (all stuff you can get from their website)" Report Response

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

"Brush up on medical ethics....bring in examples as much as possible to demonstrate you have knowledge of past similar cases." Report Response

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

"Really think about qualities you possess that will make you a good MD and good NOSM student and emphasize these qualities in EVERY answer." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was surprised at how specific the issues were in the questions (lots of medical ethics).....REALLY make an effort at throwing in personal examples at every station or else the interviewer will not get to know you." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A scenario was given and you had to answer how you would deal with it with specific knowledge about the Canadian Health care system....have an idea about what is covered and what is not." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read ''Doing Right''...a medical ethics book, read thestar.com daily, reflected at why I wanted to be an MD." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how organized the whole process was. Everything was on time." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That they interviewed 415 people for 56 spots....why the extra 15??" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was unaware before the interview that they throw out your worst answer...apparently they said it in the room, but I didn't hear it. Having that knowledge would have allowed me to ''shake off'' my one bad station a little easier." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was SUPER stressed before hand, but once you get going the time just flies by." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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