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Rachelle Enns is an interview coach and job search expert. She works with candidates to perform their best in employment, medical, and post-secondary admission interviews.

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What questions do you have for us about our university?

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Medical School Interview Questions & Answers

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    What questions do you have for us about our university?

      How to Answer

      It is very important that you come to your interview prepared with questions for the interviewers. Having prepared questions shows the panel that you are keenly interested in what they do at this university.

      Remember that people like to talk about what they know! By having insightful questions prepared, you are setting the stage for the interviewers to tell you many important and helpful details about their process, and their educational facility.

      Keep the majority of your question academically related. Asking too much about the culture, social life, and extra-curricular activities may cause you to appear unfocused.

      Here are some ideas:

      - If you could give me any piece of advice, what would that be?

      - Is there anything in my application, or anything that I said in today's interview, that I can clarify for you?

      - What is the most important thing I should know about my first week at your university, should I be accepted?

      - Can you tell me about some of the exciting opportunities I could take advantage of, should I attend your university?

      - What do you feel is the most unique offering at your university, compared to others in the area?

      Rachelle's Answer

      "I would love to learn more about this university, from your perspective. What is the biggest competitive edge your school has over it's competitors?"

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      Anonymous Answer

      "What are the outcomes of board testing, and what measures do you take to allow for adamant preparation? What is the student to professor ratio? What is your best piece of advice for a new med student? Is there anything in my application that you need some clarification on?"

      Rachelle's Answer

      These are fantastic questions! Very thoughtful and important - Bravo.

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      Anonymous Answer

      "What do you think is the strength of your school and what you feel like the school is doing right? What do you think you could approve of in the school? What are your positions working for the school? What do you love most about your job? What type of person thrives in your school's environment?"

      Rachelle's Answer

      These are fantastic questions - great approach.

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