2018-2019 Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Application

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  1. Lazy Surgeon

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    Hey proteinworker! still, MMI requires a bit of preparation because its standartized. Ill email the admissions probably:)
     
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    Is it because you are applying for MD-PhD?
     
  3. proteinworker

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    Yes. No wonder. Thanks.
     
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    That's weird, I'm also applying MD/PhD, but my email says two rounds
     
  5. proteinworker

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    Is your session also from 8.50am to 5pm?
     
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    Mine's 9-5. It's at Durham, though
     
  7. proteinworker

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    It looks like one long working day.

    Possibly we need to bring a water bottle. But the water bottle may not match business casual dress code. :laugh:
     
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    Hey! Does anyone know how many people are interviewed in one day?
     
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    Heard it’s about 20-25
     
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    Any idea that out of 25, how many are MD PhD applicants?
     
  11. proteinworker

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    I got the schedule. Confirmed 4 interviews.
     
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    For those who attend tomorrow interview, all the best!
     
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    Hope those of your who interviewed yesterday did a wonderful job! Will someone please share their interview experience here? Greatly appreciated!
     
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    From Canada too! Did you apply to MD-PhD?
     
  15. existentialcrisis

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    No, just the MD program. How about you?


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    MD-PhD, but my schedule says 2 rounds on the 9th. Maybe I'm only being considered for MD?
     
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    Hi guys, the written component on Applicant Day is essay? :bigtears::unsure::unsure:
     
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    Hey! Just had my day yesterday. I wouldn't stress too much about the situational judgment test. My interviews were hard to tell. The two interviewers were very friendly and conversational so it felt relaxing. Good luck to y'all!
     
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    Hi bvan95, thanks for the reassurance. Would you mind sharing about your TeamLEAD experience? Was it very competitive like business case?
     
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    Congrats on finishing the interview! Would you mind sharing what was the main focus of the interview? Was it mostly behavioral? Also, was it an open or close interview (meaning whether or not the interviewer read your application prior to talking to you).
     
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    No, it was very fun actually! Enjoy yourself and work with your team:) Do note that TeamLEAD here is *according to students* 100x easier than the real one haha.

    I'm not sure how much I can disclose. It was 2 traditional style interviews. I was asked a lot about myself and my activities but others were asked based more on their research. So I'm not sure what the main focus is supposed to be.
     
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    Thanks bvan95 :) Hope you will hear good news from them soon.
     
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    Any advice on what to wear to Applicant Day? The invitation says business casual, but all the forums here say to ignore that and wear a full suit.
     
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    The students I met wore suits mostly. There was only 1 girl who wore a dress with no suit. So better suited up?
     
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    Thanks for sharing! That's very informative. I hope you can hear back from them soon!
     
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    Are there any social events organized after Applicant Day? I'm flying in for my interview and have nothing else to do in the evening.
     
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    Hi guys, how is Applicant Day so far? Anyone heard from them for Oct 26 and Nov applicant days?
     
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    Nope. Back in limbo haha.
     
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    For those who attended interviews, do you mind sharing what to focus on in the research interview? Were there some challenging questions about the biological sciences, or was it focused mainly on the research experiences you had? Thanks :)
     
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    How was it??
     
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    Has anyone received any news yet post-Applicant Day?
     
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    They said on the applicant day that expect around 2 months to hear back after the applicant day
     
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    They just sent out some offers
     
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    Wow, already? Do you anyone who heard back from them??
     
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    The previous poster was referring to the North American applicant day. :) glad to hear some offers have gone out though.


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    Yeah I got mine!
     
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    Congrats! Hope to see you there.


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  38. bvan95

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    Aw congrats!!!! And you were from the North American Applicant Day?
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    Do you know if anyone from the Singaporean Day got an offer?
     
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    I had my Applicant Day in SG on 15 Oct
     
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    Cheers! I was at the 15 October applicant Day too, got my offer yesterday!
     
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    Nice! Maybe you can drop me a message?
     
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    Congratulations! I also had my interview on 15 Oct and was offered a place on 20/11.
     
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    Nice! Should maybe start getting each other’s contact and get to know each other, maybe can start some group haha
     
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    I went for the 22 Oct interview, so I take it I should know where I stand by the end of next week? It has been a long long month post interview. I had been simultaneously afraid to open my email inbox and at the same time anxiously refreshing it.
    ( It doesn’t help that everyone kept asking me how the application is going whenever they saw me for the past one year. -_- )
     
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    Hi, congratulations for those who received offers!!! Are the offers for MD or MD-PhD or the mix of both? :)
     
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    From what I know is they will release offer for MD first for everyone. For those apply MD-PhD they will also get their MD offer first, with the PhD offer comes after if they get it.
     
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    I heard that you will know by end of December at the latest. But yea, people have been getting offers since last week. I feel your pain, hang in there!!
     
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    I tried to but can't seem to add you into the conversation! Perhaps you could drop me a message instead? :)
     
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    I tried too but can’t seem to do so :( Not sure if there is any other way to do it :O
     

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