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University of Alberta

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Interview Format
MMI
Virtual or not?
Undecided
Historic Interview Date
Mar

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Alberta

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interview process

  • MMI-style
  • Question categories include:
  1. ethical scenarios
  2. racism
  3. indigenous health
  4. logical reasoning scenarios
  5. personal question
  • Decision not made yet with regards to virtual/in-person interviews however, the last two years have been virtual synchronous interviews.
  • Two years ago it was a 1-on-1 interview format and last year it was MMI format MMI format with ethical questions, personal, racism, indigenous health, and rural populations.
  • Interview similar to McMaster and Queens.

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Your friend tells you that he wants to take an "Introduction to Spanish" course to boost his GPA even though he is a native Spanish speaker. Native speakers are not allowed to take the course. What do you tell your friend?
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The Cannabis Act 2018 came into action across Canada. What are your thoughts on how this Act has affected Canadians?
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What health issue within our province are you most passionate about? Why?
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What is your greatest strength and greatest weakness? Which one is more important to you?
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Systemic issues exist in the provincial health care system. Discuss one of them and how you would address it.
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Medical students are involved with many extracurricular activities. Choose one and talk about it.
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