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  • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Maywood
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?

60+ 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?

Open file

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

"Tell me about your major and extracurriculars." Report Response

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

"Why Loyola?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the biggest problem facing the medical profession today? Pick a current issue in medical ethics and let's discuss it for 5 minutes." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the viewbook they sent to me (don't waste time on the website, it's all in the book that they send you). Researched a few ethical issues and health care issues using newspapers and recent "Opposing Viewpoints" resource books. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facility is amazing, the students are happy, the fitness center is incredible, and the people are genuinely nice. Dean Norstrom was very straight-forward and incredibly open about the remainder of the application process." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"You must commute to and from the med school campus - i.e. Maywood isn't a nice town to live in." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They give you a questionairre about what honors courses, double majors, upper-level non science courses, etc, that you have pursued - it shook me up a bit because I know they'll use that to evaluate me in the final admission decisions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Loyola is an amazing school, I just wish I had sent in my secondary even earlier so that I'd have a better chance of getting in. I would be ecstatic to go there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/21/2002

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