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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What specialties are you interested in?" Report Response

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

"How do you deal with stress?" Report Response

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

"If admitted, what would you bring to Queens? (i.e. what are your strengths?)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Can you talk about primary care reform?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Talk about a time when you had to follow a policy that you disagreed with...not an inherently difficult question, but I didn't have a great answer ready for it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Kept up with current events, read CMA bioethics for clinicians (didn't get any ethics questions however), read my sketch, and did mock interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Enthusiasm of the students, welcoming atmosphere of interview weekend, structure of the curriculum and opportunities for observerships/other clinical opportunities (i.e. week in the country) " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. I liked Queen's alot...the only complaints I heard from current students is that PhaseI is either boring/insane (depending on your background and that clerkships don't start until January of 3rd year." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a really a fantastic experience. Every student I talked to at Queen's seemed very happy, proud of their school, and enthusiastic about their choice of school. What more can you ask for in a school?" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

YOW

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Meds House

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/04/2006

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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