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Medical School Interview Questions

  • What do you hope to gain during your medical education?
  • Describe a typical day from your elementary school days.
  • What questions do you have for me about our school?
  • What is your weakness that concerns you most?
  • Name some strategies to address the problem of smoking among teens; talk about some that haven't been tried before.
  • What would your best friend say about you in convincing me I should admit you to our medical school?
  • If you could be any character in history, who would it be, and why?
  • How did you decide to apply to our medical school?
  • Why did you choose our specific program?
  • How are you a match for our medical school?
  • What do you do in your spare time?
  • What other medical schools are you applying to?
  • How do you view abortion?
  • Would you perform abortions as a doctor? Under what conditions?
  • What are three things you want to change about yourself?
  • How would you describe the relationship between science and medicine?
  • Think back on your undergraduate experience; what would you change about it?
  • Name something you are most proud of.
  • Which family member has influenced your life so far and why?
  • What do you think about the health care system and which way should it go?
  • What do you think is wrong with the current health care system in the US?
  • Name a meaningful experience you've had and how it shaped you to pursue work as a physician.
  • Is there a good deal of drug use at your school? Possible follow up: Have you taken drugs?
  • Which languages do you speak? Why?
  • Which of your college courses interested you the most?
  • If you couldn't ever be trained to be a physician, what would you be?
  • In your present living situation, how do you settle disputes with your roommates?
  • Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
  • What interests you outside of medicine and getting into medical school?