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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

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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?

Closed file

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

"What qualities do you have that would make you a good doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why UIC?" Report Response

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

"If you could not be a doctor, or anything in the sciences, what field would you pursue?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you ever had a negative experience with one of your physicians, and how did that affect your decision to go into medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What one thing would you change about yourself if you could?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website, re-read my application, and RELAXED." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The anatomy labs are NOT in the basement, like every other school. There's actually ventilation here. And, we actually got to see a cadaver." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some facilities were not too clean, but it wasn't anything too bad." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was great; very relaxed, very laid-back. My interviewers were even laughing with me. I went from not knowing anything really about the school to really loving it and hoping I get in...." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/08/2002

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