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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"You've taken history of medicine courses...tell me something that happened in the history of medicine that has affected the profession to this day." Report Response

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

"What can you contribute to groups?" Report Response

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

"From the med student: In third and fourth years, as well as residency, you will be very busy. What sacrifices do you epect to make and what sacrifices are you willing to make?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What aspect of your participation in music will help you in your career as a physician?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would I do about Canada's physician shortage / poor distribution of physicians?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Interview feedback, Canadian pre-med forum on EZBoard, ream my OMSAS sketch and PIF, introspection." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and the Clinical Skills Centre." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Kingston - it's small and cold." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there are several satellite centres (not rural, one is in Oshawa which is bigger than Kingston) that students may (have to?) spend time at. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very good. The panel was nice, seemed interested in what I was saying, didn't say anything to throw me off. They only have the OMSAS 48-item sketch, so many questions were based on that, or in response to some of my answers. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Peachtree Inn, Princess St.

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/06/2005

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?

4 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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