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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10


How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why med? Why Queen's? Tell me about your research. Tell me about your experience doing ___? (Many questions like this.) How do you manage your time? What do you do for fun? Do you have any siblings? Where are you from?" Report Response

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

"As an engineer, what do you think will help you and what will hinder you from your background when you become a med student? From your experience in a primary care facility, what did you learn about Ontario's health care system? How would you improve the system? How do you feel about the Liberal party ousting Sheila Copps? (This question came because I am from her riding.) With examples, explain how you handle conflict with a fellow team member? What about conflict with a supervisor? Is there anything about the program at Queen's that impresses you? Anything that concerns you?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions for us? Beyond this list (the 'autobiographic sketch' list of activities) we don't know anything about you - is there anything additional you would like us to know?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"See below." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See below." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the newspaper, read my application, studied Queen's med website, mock interview, read romanow report, viewed Health Canada website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very laidback, the interviewers were genuine and kind and the med students were lots of fun." 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?

"Interviewers were kind and seemed truly interested to hear about me and my experiences. It was actually an enjoyable hour! :) Note that the interview seemed to flow based on my own comments...they would ask their next question about something I had mentioned - it was nice to sort of lead my own interview." Report Response

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