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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 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?

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

"Alternative vs. Traditional Health Care approaches. Why is there tension?" Report Response

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

"How can your emotions about your family members affect your practice of medicine? " Report Response

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

"Ethics surrounding an influenza vaccine" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Asked to describe what I saw in a picture! Wasn't expecting that!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What role can doctors play in preventing bullying in schools? Should medical students give medical advice?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"went to mock MMIs, read websites, newspaper articles, took a bioethics course" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very friendly!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The MMIs happened very quick! I was nervous, but relaxed a bit as they went on. I was pleasantly surprised that the interviewers were friendly and gave good feedback such as nodding, smiling and commenting. I wasn't expecting that!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

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?

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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western Village Park Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/23/2008

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

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