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Allied Health Interview Questions

  • When did you decide to become a physical therapist/dentist/podiatrist/dermatologist/occupational therapist/nurse?
  • What motivated you to choose this career?
  • What qualities will make you good at this profession?
  • What subject did you find most difficult in your undergraduate studies? What was the easiest?
  • What has been the most helpful aspect of your pre-health training?
  • What has been the most stressful part of your pre-health training experience?
  • How do you deal with stressful situations?
  • What type of people do you have the most trouble working with?
  • What do you see as the most serious health problem facing us today?
  • What problems do you see in the American health care delivery system? What recommendations would you make for improvement?
  • Other than the healthcare field what are your chief interests?
  • Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
  • What do you plan to do if you are not accepted to this school or if you do not get this job?
  • What importance does your cultural identity have on your decision to work in the healthcare field?
  • How would you define alternative and complementary medicine?
  • Are complementary and alternative therapies widely used?
  • Describe a typical day from your elementary school days.
  • What questions do you have for me about our school?
  • What would your best friend say about you in convincing me I should admit/hire you?
  • If you could be any character in history, who would it be, and why?
  • How do you view abortion?
  • What are three things you want to change about yourself?
  • How would you describe the relationship between science and medicine? How would you describe the relationship between spirituality and medicine?
  • Which family member has influenced your life so far and why?
  • Name a meaningful experience you've had and how it shaped you to pursue this career.
  • Is there a good deal of drug use at your school? Have you taken drugs?
  • Which languages do you speak? How did you come to learn them?