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  • Queen's University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Kingston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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?

Open file

What was the most interesting question?

"-tell me about your family and where you grew up? -why do want to be a doctor? -of the following 3 people which one would be your hero: Mandella, Ossler, Bono? (I have no idea who Ossler is, I said Mandella) -what will you do if you don't get in/do you have a backup plan? -how do you deal with stress -how do you balance your life (varsity football, school, volunteering) -Stuff from PIF: they asked me about two volunteering positions, one summer job, and specifically what was the most signifigant thing that had happened in my volunteering position. -name a goal that you did not fulfil -who do you consider to be your role model(s) -how do you deal with stress? -What are the two biggest problems in health care in Canada? -how do you feel about incentive programs for rural medicine? -how else might you promote rural medicine? -what kind of doctor would you like to be? -how do you feel about privatization of health care? -if you could change one aspect of your character what would it be? -why are you drinking so much water/do you want any more? -what do you do in your spare time?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"the above questions are all of the ones I can remember right now." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"practiced questions from this site with my girlfriend and reviewed my PIF/prepared anecdotes" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I go to Queen's so..... nothing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"again, not applicable" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"zip" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Friendly people, med students were really great, and the community member was so nice (I think she gave me my highest marks)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/02/2003

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