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  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Saint Louis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 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?

1

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)?

"What does your mom do? What does your dad do? Do those jobs require degrees?" Report Response

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

"Clearly you don't come from a background with medicine, so why medicine?" Report Response

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

"How do you destress?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your experiences on your AMCAS." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you improve yourself?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Location, good lunch!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Price, block style curriculum, and the price. The medical student giving the tour told us that about 20 students fail the boards every year, and that the faculty doesn't care about student concerns." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Price, costs quite a bit." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very conversational, however, did not feel like an interview. The interviewer kept questioning my interest in medicine, insinuating that because I don't come from a family with a medical background, I wouldn't be well-suited for medicine." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/17/2002

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