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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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Tell us a bit about yourself. Then various questions about attending boarding school and majoring in the humanities in college." Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"What was the last good book you read?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you see yourself more on the cognitive side of medicine or the procedural side?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What made you come back to wanting to be a physician (I'm a non-trad applicant)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this site, skimmed the online catalog" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"That the interview was just their way of getting to know me and that they seemed genuinely interested in what I had done before applying to med school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was done in a large group by a woman who was rushing because she had a class." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviewers would be so interested in letting me talk instead of asking difficult questions. It would have put my mind at ease." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"When they say their interviews are laid back, believe them. All the interviewers have seen is your personal statement, so it's really your time to shine." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/16/2004

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