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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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Tell us about yourself? " Report Response

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

"What do you like to do for fun? Hobbies? " Report Response

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

"Do you prefer a career in research or would you rather be more of a practitioner? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A survey was conducted among current Physicians. What factor do you think contributed the most to their happiness with their careers?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were too diffcult. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed personal statement, read up on the UIC web-site. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Kind students. Decent facilities. Urban location. Extremely diverse student body. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was told about the excessive bureaucracy factor and red tape that students have to deal with. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Definitely a positive interview experience. I was really impressed with the student body and my fellow interviewees were really nice people that would be great to have as classmates. The interview was more conversational, "tell us about yourself", "your interests", etc. Low stress. The interviewers were really nice. The tour was good and we had a cool tour guide that gave us a lot of inside info about UIC. She seemed very genuine and eased a lot of my fears about UIC med. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2002

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