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  • University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Vancouver
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 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?

60+ 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)?

"Integrity Series. Truth telling and honesty in Medicine. Qualities that a great physician should possess and how you demonstrated them. The disadvantages of being a doctor." Report Response

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

"Expand on Research. Do you have honors degree?" Report Response

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

"Most meaningful volunteer experience. Expand on the activity x." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"After telling them about a personal experience, they asked if i would ever lie to a patient." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"They followed the exact structure of the standard questions. None that i was surprised by." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Checked out this website. Mock interview with friends. A lot of reflecting on own's experiences (work/volunteer/academic)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They all had a very positive attitude and seemed to be listening." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of the interviewers could not keep his eyes away from the clock and his watch - i felt a bit rushed at times." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How to break down my research in very simple terms. They ended up questioning me in parts rather than getting my to explain my entire research." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was a good experience. I wish i was a bit less stressed during the interview. I definitely was relieved once it was over. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/27/2006

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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