What we know about
Open-file interview (interviewers have access to your OMSAS entries.
Typical panel question types:
- ethical scenarios
- personal life experiences
- specific extracurricular related questions
- curveball questions.
- They often ask you follow up questions based on your response to put you on the spot and see how you react.
- February 12-28, 2022. Ottawa consists of a 3 person panel style interview which is similar to UWO.
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?
The Cannabis Act 2018 came into action across Canada. What are your thoughts on how this Act has affected Canadians?
What health issue within our province are you most passionate about? Why?
What is your greatest strength and greatest weakness? Which one is more important to you?
Systemic issues exist in the provincial health care system. Discuss one of them and how you would address it.
Medical students are involved with many extracurricular activities. Choose one and talk about it.
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