bla_3x

Grip it and rip it!
7+ Year Member
15+ Year Member
Sep 19, 2001
518
0
Status (Visible)
I read somewhere that some people read off notes (like answers to particularly in depth/hard questions and questions to ask the interviewers) during their interview. Has anyone done this? is is normal/OK to do? When I read about this I, personally, was shocked. I never thought that you could do that in an interview. But hey, if it is OK and has been done...successfully... then why not! What are your thoughts??
 

Fenrezz

AT Stills Worst Nightmare
7+ Year Member
15+ Year Member
Apr 25, 2002
1,072
0
49
Ft. Tulsadale
Status (Visible)
That's the kookiest thing I've heard in awhile. I can't imagine how that's at all appropriate during an interview. If someone were to read off answers from a piece of paper, why bother being at an interview? Better to type the answers out and send them to the school instead.

Anyone who does that and still gets accepted most likely had 4.0, 38T, and just recenly was awarded the Nobel Prize in biology. :D
 

tBw

totally deluded
7+ Year Member
15+ Year Member
Oct 7, 2001
5,442
17
infront of an iMac
Status (Visible)
I think that anyone that does this is simply unfamiliar with what is, and is not, acceptable in an interview. Though I have no doubt that some people may have done this, I would suspect they are not the ones that were successful. Being insecure enough, or just plain unable to think on ones feet, are not qualities that adcoms desire in future doctors.
 
About the Ads

DOtobe

10+ Year Member
15+ Year Member
Dec 13, 2000
1,998
3
43
Pittsburgh, PA
www.myspace.com
Status (Visible)
  1. Attending Physician
I agree with the above posters. I think it would be simply inappropriate to read pre-written answers to questions during an interview. Part of being a doctor is being able to think on your feet. You can't pre-write the answer to every question you'll be asked as a doctor.

I agree that anybody who could get in with that method must have just won the Nobel Prize :D
 
About the Ads
This thread is more than 18 years old.

Your message may be considered spam for the following reasons:

  1. Your new thread title is very short, and likely is unhelpful.
  2. Your reply is very short and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  3. Your reply is very long and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  4. It is very likely that it does not need any further discussion and thus bumping it serves no purpose.
  5. Your message is mostly quotes or spoilers.
  6. Your reply has occurred very quickly after a previous reply and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  7. This thread is locked.