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  • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Maywood
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What stresses you? How would your best friend describe you? How would you deal with (insert medically relevant challenge) as a future physician?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"If you caught a fellow colleague stealing medications from a locked box, what would you do? Would you perform euthanasia on an 80 year old patient who has one year left to live, is suffering immensely, cannot be helped by any treatments, and specifically asks for your help to be euthanized? Know state laws on euthanasia, especially Illinois." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Tons of questions were asked about specifics on both my AMCAS and supplemental applications. Also, why medicine, why loyola, what do you do for fun, and the more usual questions like the ones mentioned below." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback questions, Stritch's website, reread primary and secondary applications" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very friendly staff" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviews were back to back and in different buildings, so in order to get to my appointments on time I had to skip out asking questions that I really would have liked to ask." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Check in at the front desk located across the elevators before going to the 2nd floor in order to get a guest pass. That the parking attendant at the visitors garage was unable to accept credit cards for payment." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Each interviewer asked me about 30 minutes of questions, and I had about 15 minutes to have my questions answered. There is a new nursing school being built really close to the med school. This will be a good additional resource for clinical learning/practice." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/18/2012

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

1 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Ability to complete the required paperwork before the interview day. A brief, general presentation about Stritch, especially about the Jesuit values. Financial aide presentation. Chaperones to take interviewees to and from interviews. Parking validation for the conveniently located visitor parking garage." Report Response

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