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  • University of Manitoba Faculty of Health Sciences College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Winnipeg
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

3

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)?

"If you could have anyone over for dinner, alive or dead, who would it be?" Report Response

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

"Describe how you would feel if you had drank heavily through a pregnancy and were then informed that your son had FAS. " Report Response

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

"Under what circumstances would you work in a rural area?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What question didn't you want to hear? What is the most important thing you have learned from your mother? Do you think the U of M scheme for admittance is fair?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"We discussed waiting lists for MRIs; I expressed that I believed in universal health care. One of the interviewers mentioned that his son had received a scan an hour after he had hurt himself, and then asked me to comment." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Became informed on current events, read the Romonow report, " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview panel was fantastic: they were extremely friendly and put me at ease. All in all, this was a very positive experience, and I would have thought very highly of the interview process even if I had not been accepted." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Parking was difficult to find close to the centre." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had interviewed the year before this and had a totally different experience: my panel had been very confrontational and seemed to have delegated a member to be hostile. Obviously the panels are all completely different." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/17/2003

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