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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

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

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

"Compare and contrast US / Canadian health care systems." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What are the challenges that I have faced during my degree and how did I address them?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"If my schedule was totally cleared for one day, what would I do to pass the time?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"How do my attributes as a basic science researcher (I'm currently doing my MSc) fit in with my desire to begin clinical practice?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Once accepted / graduated / in practice, how will I--in the role I anticipate--work to improve the Canadian Health Care System? Specifically, how will I deal with issues like bed / staff shortages?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Did an undergrad / MSc ... Essentiall nothing I wasn't already doing: watched the news, read some classics, reflected on my own goals / motivations." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The med students are everywhere, and go out of their way to organize social events with interviewees and upper years." 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?

"Overall and excellent experience. The questions (even the difficult ones) were tailored to my autobiography, and well intentioned. They really do just want to get to know you, and to know whether you're a right fit for Queen's." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/05/2005

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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