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  • University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Calgary, AB
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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What was the most interesting question?

"It was a very interesting discussion." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me how you know when someone is being passive agressive (follow-up question to a previous discussion of my essay)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read newspapers, watched the news, Ian Wong's site, SDN, mock interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and faculty were soooo nice!! They can *really* sell their school!! The first year students seemed so well qualified... it seemed like everyone there was *at least* on their third degree - very interesting chatting with everyone." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing! (there is construction going on, but it wasn't disruptive)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How I should just relax and calm down (I was very nervous)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was very relaxed and conversational in nature. Very few "standard questions" - Lots from my sketch and essay. Here is a list of topics/questions that came up: -how would I feel if my patient was HIV + and didnt tell me -recent dialysis error at foothills and mistakes I've made in my work and how I dealt with them -euthanasia/end of life decisions -good and bad aspects of their program (what I know) -describe my research in layman's terms -my strengths and weaknesses -where see myself in 10 years -if I was health minister, what problems would I tackle" Report Response

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