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Top 50 Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine Medical School Interview Questions
1. Which family member has influenced your life the most so far?
List of Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine Medical School Interview Questions
  1. Which family member has influenced your life the most so far?
  2. What do you feel would be a strong strategy for teaching teens about the dangers of smoking?
  3. What do you feel will be the most challenging things about being a doctor?
  4. What is the single most exciting event in your life to date?
  5. When have you shown initiative on a project? What did you gain from that experience? Were you satisfied with that endeavour?
  6. How do you really know that, 4 years from now, after completing medical school you'll still want to be a doctor?
  7. What will you do if you aren't accepted to medical school?
  8. How do you feel about working with indigent patients?
  9. How are you a match for our medical school?
  10. How do you plan to make a difference in the health care system?
  11. Is there a good deal of drug use at your school? Have you taken drugs?
  12. What are your hobbies?
  13. What do you think about American primary health care delivery (i.e., status quo, total private systems, national health insurance)?
  14. What do you do in your spare time?
  15. What do you hope to gain during your medical education?
  16. What book have you most recently read for pleasure?
  17. Do you become queasy easily?
  18. What steps have you taken to acquaint yourself with what a physician does?
  19. If you have the choice of giving a transplant to a successful elderly member of the community or a 20-year old drug addict, how do you choose?
  20. What life's experiences do you think make you a good candidate for medical school?
  21. Getting through medical school is expensive. Are you financially prepared?
  22. Why would you be a good doctor?
  23. Tell me about your family. How do they feel about your decision to attend medical school?
  24. If there was an accident on the highway, would you stop and help the victims, knowing that doing so might lead to a malpractice claim against you?
  25. How do you respond to criticism? Describe a situation where your work was criticized. What was your immediate reaction to the situation?
  26. Summarize your clinical experiences for me.
  27. Are there any situations when a physician should lie to a patient?
  28. What do you think is the most important quality a physician should have?
  29. What do you think about physician-assisted suicide?
  30. If you had the opportunity to open your own medical centre, what would be your first 3 priorities?
  31. What impact do you want to have on the medical profession?
  32. Are you interested in research? How do you imagine the balance of research and clinical work in your future?
  33. What do you think about organ donation from nonviable infants?
  34. In your present living situation, how do you settle disputes with your roommates?
  35. How will you define success in your career?
  36. Describe the role you take on in a group project setting.
  37. Why do you want to be a doctor?
  38. As a medical professional, what is your stand on euthanasia?
  39. As a physician, how do you plan to use your role to benefit members of your community?
  40. If you could sit down for dinner with any 4 people from history, who would they be and why?
  41. What do you think about HMO's and the changes taking place in medicine?
  42. What are the primary differences between Britain's health care delivery system and ours? Is there anything they do that you wish we adopted in the US?
  43. In your view, what is the most pressing problem facing medicine today?
  44. How do you feel about animal research?
  45. A patient who has been in an accident needs a blood transfusion. She states that her religion does not allow them. You are the physician in charge. What will you do? Will you override her strong objection? Why/why not?
  46. If your friends could describe you in 3 words what would those be?
  47. How do you handle a situation in which you feel out of place?
  48. What would one of your most recent professors say about you in convincing me I should admit you to our medical school?
  49. If you had the chance to change anything about your education, what would you change?
  50. What are your feelings on alternative medicine? Which aspects do you agree/disagree with?
  51. If you could be any character in history, who would it be, and why?
  52. Why did you choose our specific program?
  53. What area of medicine least interests you so far?
  54. These days, the topic of abortions is still controversial. As a doctor, would you perform abortions? Why or why not?
  55. Tell me an area of weakness that you would like to improve on while attending medical school.
  56. What questions do you have for me about our school?
  57. How would you describe the relationship between science and medicine?
  58. How do you feel about working for a health maintenance organization?
  59. What do you believe the American role should be in helping foreign governments with medical related needs?
  60. What do you think will be your greatest challenge in completing medical school or learning how to be a doctor?
  61. How do you feel about working with dying patients?
  62. What do you feel are the most important qualities in being a good doctor?
  63. What type of impression do you feel you've left on me in this interview?
  64. Do you consider yourself a leader?
  65. What has been the hardest question that you have been asked at other school interviews so far?
  66. In your opinion, what is the most pressing health issue today?
  67. What is your favorite area of medicine so far?
  68. Is there anything that I have not asked you that you would like to cover?
  69. Name something you are most proud of.
  70. What do you think about the health care system and which way should it go?
  71. Do you prefer working independently or in a group setting?
  72. Have you witnessed medicine in a third world country? Tell me about any experience you have have with medicine in other countries during your travels.
  73. As a physician, you will be faced with death on a daily basis. How do you feel that you will handle a terminally ill patient?
  74. How do you think your personal background will affect your practice?
  75. There are 1,000 applicants as qualified as you. Why should we pick you?
  76. What other medical schools have you applied to and where do we rank?
  77. What extracurricular activities were you involved in during your undergraduate major?
  78. Discuss National Health Insurance and how it would affect the physician and the patient.
  79. What do you think is the most pressing issue in medicine today?
  80. What do you have to offer our school?
  81. Would you practice medicine in less desirable areas? Why or why not?
  82. If you could not become a physician, what would your alternate career plan be?
  83. When you need to talk through personal problems or deal with increased stress, whom do you talk with?
  84. If you discovered a classmate cheating, what would you do?
  85. Name a meaningful experience you've had and how it shaped you to pursue work as a physician.
  86. Are you fluent in more than just English?
  87. Which of your college courses interested you the most?
  88. In your opinion, what is the biggest issue facing the medical world today?
  89. Do you feel that medical students receiving federal loans should spend time practicing medicine in a rural area to give society something in return?
  90. Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
  91. How would your plans differ if you knew that all physicians would be working in HMO's in the future?
  92. Do you think a physician should tell a patient he/she has eight months to live?
  93. What medical related newspapers, journals or publications do you read to stay in touch with new medical discoveries and current events?
  94. Tell me about the undergraduate major you chose, and why.
  95. Is medicine a rewarding experience? Why?