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  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"What skills can you bring to the university?" Report Response

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

"Why UIC?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is one of your weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you work for a hospital/practice that only allows 15 mins for office visits and you have a patient that requires additional time (~15 more mins), would you void the hospital's/practice's policy to address that person's needs or would you treat the illness as best you could and tell them to come back?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read all of my submitted essays and practiced all of the questions on SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone I met was incredibly friendly" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There does not seem to be a good support program for USMLE preparation." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviewers only had access to my essays. It was also apparent that they didn't really read them; they glanced at them quickly." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This seems like a fairly good university. The biggest downside is the out-of-state tuition cost." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

O'Hare

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

IHSP (hostel)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/12/2012

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

3 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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

"I found the website to be very difficult to navigate. It seems like there is a lot of very good information on the site, but I had to go through multiple pages to find what I was looking for." Report Response

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