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McGill University PhD Candidate Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 18, 2014
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I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at McGill University in January 2010.

Interview Details – By email to professors with interested field, and make sure of the follow up.

Interview Question – I was not challenged by any difficult or unexpected questions   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at McGill University in April 2010.

Interview Details – I read publications of the PI and researched their Lab techniques. I reviewed my previous research experience. I tried to be honest and natural. I was mostly asked about my previous research experience.
i tried to give arguments for why I chose him to be as my potential supervisor and reveieled a big interest in his work

Interview Question – what are the research techniques that I know   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Ask about the salary, the research team, and the years needed to graduate with the supervior

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The process took a day - interviewed at McGill University in February 2008.

Interview Details – It is a proposal exam, you need to know your subject quite well

Interview Question – How much time needed before you graduate.   Answer Question

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