Possible Medical School Interview Questions 1. Tell me about yourself? Where are your from? Things you like to do outside of school. 2. What person most inspired or motivated you to pursue a career in medicine? 3. What is the last book you read that is not science related and what was it about? 4. In your opinion, what is the most controversial issue in medicine at this time? 5. A woman comes into your office 6 months pregnant. You find out that if the baby is delivered at the end of the pregnancy, it will kill the mother. The mother wants to have an abortion. Leaving your opinion out of your answer, what act do you take as her physician if any at all? 6. If you could describe your philosophy about life in one sentence, what would it be? 7. Where are you from? What school did you go to and your major? 8. Why do you want to be doctor? 9. Where do you see medicine going in the next 20 years? 10. Where do you see yourself in five years? 11. There is steady trend of less minorities going to medical school especially African American males, why do you think that is happening and what can possibly be done to change it? 12. If you did not get into medical school, what would you do?