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  • St. George's University School of Medicine (Grenada, Caribbean)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Great River
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?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 would you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your volunteering/shadowing experience." Report Response

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

"Can you explain your relatively mediocre MCAT score? ( I struggled to do this :-/ )" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How will you adapt to life on the island?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Argue for both sides of this medical ethical issue: Should society provide for the general welfare of the average citizen, or should people be left to take responsibility for their own well being?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading questions on this site, reading my personal statement, consulting with a physician." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview coordinator is very friendly. The conversational style of the interviewers was very casual and helped ease my anxiety somewhat. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didn't really think three doctors were necessary to interview one candidate, considering that one of them did most of the talking while the others took notes." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be asked to explain my academic performance/ MCAT score. A little preparation for this one issue would have gone a long way." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Read the questions on this site, relax, and be yourself. If you have a general idea as to how you will respond to the common questions that you are asked, you will do absolutely fine." Report Response

Tour and Travel

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/26/2009

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None" Report Response

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