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  • University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Saskatoon
Individual Feedback 1 12 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 9
Negatively 0
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
4.00 12

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.00 8

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
8.13 8

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 1
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 0
30 minutes 0
35 minutes 0
40 minutes 1
45 minutes 8
50 minutes 1
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 0

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 10
At a regional location 0
At another location 1

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 4
In a group 6

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 1
Closed file 8

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
3.36 11

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

"Do you read? What types of material?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"strengths/weaknesses" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself. What is the last book you read? What is the last movie you saw? Discuss a current event." More from this Member | Report Response

"Many typical Q's, ie:Tell me about yourself; why a doctor and not a nurse; why choose you over the other applicants; 10 year goals" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Who would you like to invite to dinner and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about your volunteer experiences" More from this Member | Report Response

"Talk about a current event" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your strengths and weaknesses? Why Saskatoon? What person/experience influenced you to go into medicine? What was something you did that was uncharacteristic for you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Quite a few current events questions, both medically and nonmedically related." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." More from this Member | Report Response

"how do you know you will be able to handle the stress of med school" More from this Member | Report Response

"What will you do if you do not gain admission this year?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do for fun? How do you deal with stress? What specialty are you interested in?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you look for in a medical school/proffesor? " More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about the healthcare system in Saskatchewan compare with Canada?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who would you like to invite to dinner and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about the healthcare system in canada" More from this Member | Report Response

"what is something good that happened to you" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about an event that has deeply impacted you" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are the drawbacks of medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what is the most greatest medical that have been created ?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Compare the British medical system to the Canadian, and which one do you think is more beneficial to the patients/physicians." More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read ethics books, practice wtih friends" More from this Member | Report Response

"talked to other med students" More from this Member | Report Response

"Introspection" More from this Member | Report Response

"Mock interviews, read websites, made a list of my personal qualities and experiences, brushed up on ethics and current events." More from this Member | Report Response

"Mock interviews, websites SDN, Ian Wongs premed forum (ezboard), read newspaper everyday, made sure I knew myself, my qualities, and my weaknesses" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Saskatoon is a very friendly city with everything that you need within a close distance" More from this Member | Report Response

"Campus is beautiful." More from this Member | Report Response

"campus is beautiful, great city, very friendly interviewers" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nice med students" More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewers were considerate and pleasant." More from this Member | Report Response

"Friendliness of interview panel." More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Prepare lots ahead of time, the interviews are not intimating but the MMI format will be used next year." More from this Member | Report Response

"Good, interviewers were nice and genuine. Med students were very nice and kind." More from this Member | Report Response

"a good experience" More from this Member | Report Response

"Very relaxed interview. The time flew by as I spent a lot of time talking about myself, since this was a closed-file interview." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 3
Faculty member 0
Admissions staff 0
Other 0

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 1
Neutral 1
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
7.63 8

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 2
Out of state 4

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 1
2-3 hours 1
4-6 hours 0
7+ hours 0

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 2
Automobile 1
Train or subway 4
Other 0

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

Response # Responders
< $100 0
$101-$200 0
$201-$300 0
$301-$400 0
$401-$500 0
$501+ 1

What airport did you use?

YXE

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 0
Hotel 1
Home 0
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Would you recommend the hotel?

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
8.29 7

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
8.29 7

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.57 7

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

No responses

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

No responses

0 = low, 10 = high

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

No responses

0 = low, 10 = high

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No responses

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