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  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Springfield
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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 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)?

"Why did you chose to go to Indiana for undergrad (I'm from IL)?" Report Response

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

"What were your SAT/ACT scores?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about the PBL (group) learning style?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name a difficult point in your life and how you handled it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"interviewfeedback.com, reread amcas and secondary app. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"practice areas for procedures (pelvic, intubation, etc.) at springfield. awesome classrooms for pbl. physician "sponsor" for first 2 yrs. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"first year at carbondale (as i've since found out, the housing there pretty much sucks. a lot of it is old and run down. undergrads seem to get the best first cause med students find out so late.)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the first year is at carbondale" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"pretty much awesome interview. totally laid back. the one doc gave feedback on my chances. the office was great in letting you know timelines for acceptances. the small class (72 students) and pbl seem to make for good learning experiences. from what i've read, you don't spend time learning asinine things that you'll never need again because of pbl. i'm glad i was accepted here!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/25/2002

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