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Respond to interview question: Select a new Dean of Science

Here is a sample interview prompt provided by Astroff on multipleminiinterview.com: Prompt:  You are on the committee for selecting ...
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Respond to interview question: Discuss your pastimes outside of school.

Here is a sample prompt provided by Astroff on multipleminiinterview.com: Prompt: Discuss one of your pastimes outside of ...
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The Interview Handshake

I’m sure everyone has experienced the awkward first few moments of an interview - it’s painful. Now, imagine ...
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Respond to Interview Prompt: How to Counsel Your Friend

Here is a sample interview prompt provided by Astroff on multipleminiinterview.com: Prompt: A close friend in one of ...
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10 Tips to a Successful Interview

Interviewing is a skill. Just like any skill, some people are lucky enough to be naturally gifted at ...
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Interviewing at the University of Calgary and University of Alberta

I was successful in gaining admission to both the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta.  In my ...
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Preparing for Interviews with Different Formats

Preparing for a single interview is a considerable amount of work. Preparing for multiple interviews or multiple formats ...
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Astroff Interviewed by Macleans

Astroff Interviewed by Macleans

Dr. Robert Astroff was quoted in Maclean's article: "How to get accepted to a Canadian university: five ways ...
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University Entrance Requirements Becoming More Holistic

University Entrance Requirements Becoming More Holistic

Recent media coverage has focused on how universities are retooling their admissions procedures, including assessing applicants through standardized ...
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Astroff Interview with NewsTalk770

Interview with NewsTalk770

I enjoyed my radio interview talk @CalgaryToday with Angela Kokott. The topic was "Getting into university is no ...
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Astroff Quoted in National Post

Astroff Quoted in National Post

Dr. Robert Astroff was quoted in the National Post article's: "Admissions 101: Why getting into university is no ...
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CASPer® and NYMC (New York Medical College)

Last year, I applied to NYMC and gained acceptance! I want to take this opportunity to talk about ...
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10 Tips to Prepare for U of T’s Modified Personal Interview (MPI)

10 Tips to Prepare for U of T’s Modified Personal Interview (MPI)

Are you preparing for the Modified Personal Interview (MPI) at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine (U ...
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Tips for Interviewing at International Medical Schools

Tips for Interviewing at International Medical Schools

The admissions interview is the final test before being admitted into medical school. Interview styles are drastically different ...
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University of Calgary MMI

Succeeding at the University of Calgary MMI Medical School Interview

Last February I interviewed at the University of Calgary medical school for the second time. Unlike the year ...
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The UBC MMI Med School Experience

The UBC MMI Med School Experience

I successfully interviewed at UBC medical school this past year and found it to be a surprisingly enjoyable ...
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McGill MMI Interview Experience

McGill MMI Interview Experience

After receiving the great news about being invited to an MMI interview at McGill Medical School, I had ...
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University of Torornto

My U of T Med School Interview: Preparing for the MPI

I received my offer to interview at U of T med on quite short notice, just over two ...
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Interviewing at the University of Ottawa for Medical School Admission

Interviewing at the University of Ottawa for Medical School Admission

When I first received the email for an interview for medical school, I immediately knew that preparation was ...
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My McMaster MMI Medical School Interview

My McMaster MMI Medical School Interview

I often get asked questions about how I succeeded at my McMaster MMI medical school interview. Here are ...
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My Western University CDA Structured Interview for Dental School Admission

My Western University CDA Structured Interview for Dental School Admission

When I found out that I had an interview at Western University I was beyond ecstatic. But then ...
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My MMI Interview Experience at the French Medical Schools in Québec

My MMI Interview Experience at the French Medical Schools in Québec

Medical school interviews test your ability to act under pressure through a variety of techniques. The French medical ...
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Preparing for Dalhousie Medical School MMI

Preparing for Dalhousie Medical School MMI

Trust me, I know that the preparing for the Dalhousie Medical School Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) can be ...
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U of A’s Med School MMI Interview

U of A’s Med School MMI Interview

Upon first receiving news of an interview invitation, I wanted to better understand the structure of a Multiple ...
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Med School Interview Tips

Med School Interview Tips

For those of you in the midst of preparing for your upcoming interview,  I wanted to share some ...
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Social Media and Your Reputation

Social Media and Your Reputation

In this age of online access and immediate information flow, social media is a key tool both professionally ...
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Choosing a Supervisor

Choosing a Supervisor

The Most Important Relationship of your Academic Career: Your Supervisor. Choosing a Supervisor Arguably, one of the most ...
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What I Wish I Knew When Applying to Law School

What I Wish I Knew When Applying to Law School

When I applied to law school, I was an Arts student looking to continue my education and find ...
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Astroff featured in Toronto Star:

Astroff featured in Toronto Star: Consultants provide an edge

Astroff was featured in today's Toronto Star article: Consultants provide an edge. "Robert Astroff is in the business ...
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Astroff Announces National Expansion

Astroff Consultants Inc., Canada's only comprehensive admissions consulting company, celebrated the company's expansion over the Thanksgiving weekend with ...
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Welcome to our Blog

Welcome to our Astroff Blog. We are so glad you are here. We hope you find some interesting ...
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