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  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Saint Louis
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?

45 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)?

"Tell me about yourself and your family. Why SLU? Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What sort of career in medicine to you want?" Report Response

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

"What has been the most challenging thing you've had to overcome and how did you overcome it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really interesting. Just general questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too difficult. If you had to write a recommendation for yourself, what strengths would you write about and what would you put that you need to improve on?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview feedback, school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was friendly. Eddie the simulated patient was cool. We got to play with it a bit. The curriculum is block schedule and honors/pass/fail." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Talking to one of the students, I asked, "So what made you pick SLU?" He said, "It was the only place I got accepted." He didn't seem thrilled about it." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a good experience. I got there about 10:30am, chatted with some other interviewees (about 11 in all), some of whom had already had their interview. Then we went on a tour given by a 4th year. He loved the school and the tour ended up lasting about 20 minutes longer than planned, so they had to shorten lunch and cancel the financial aid session. The facilities seemed nice. We had a nice catered lunch in a conference room with some medical students. They talked to us a while. Then I had to go to my interview. My interviewer was nice and it was really conversational. Then I filled out an evaluation and left. I was there from 10:30-2:30, so it wasn't too long, nor too short." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/23/2003

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