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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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"What personal characteristics might hinder your success as a physician" Report Response

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

"Has your integrity ever been challenged?" Report Response

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

"Why are you here today?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What personal characteristics might hinder your success as a physician" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too bad... What difficulties do physicians face today and how would you deal with them" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read my secondary, READ YOUR PERSONAL STATEMENT...that is all the interviewers have seen" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"COST!!!! Peoria students can have FREE housing at apartments within walking distance of the school. Peoria is not as bad as I thought. Students appear happy and everyone knows each other very well. Students are well prepared for Step 1 and 2." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The Chicago campus fills by early December; all others spend M-1 at Champaign and are then spilt between Peoria and Rockford (~50 each)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Chicago was probably full." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview is fairly laid back but interviewers are still very direct w/ their questions. If I get in but must go to Peoria I would give it serious concideration whereas before I might have not." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/07/2003

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