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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?

3 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"How will AIDS affect us and why should we do something about it?" Report Response

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

"What do you think about the current malpractice insurance problem?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to quit your career as a software developer to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How will AIDS affect us (US & world wide) and what should we do about it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think about the current problems we are having with medical malpractice insurance?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"school web site & catalog, SDN, review personal info and potential questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The clinical rotations available. Student tour guides were very friendly & helpful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Facilities are pretty nasty and area is really run down. Attitude. While it is true that you should expect students to be adults & self-sufficient, I think it is still reasonable to expect professors & staff to actively contribute and facilitate your education. Otherwise, save me the tuition for the basic sciences portion of the education and I will prepare for the boards myself!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They were 5 students short in last years class - and I was still on the wait list! I wanted to slap the whole admissions staff." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school definitely has it's rough points, but overall I think it is good. You can definitely get a good education - you just may not be happy while you do it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/12/2003

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