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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?

20 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)?

"Why UIC?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research (I do research at a lab)." Report Response

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

"What speacialty have you considered? Why? Have there been any role-models in this specialty that influenced you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about the "economic incentives" of going into medicine? (This was taken from my personal statement)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a time when you have had to adjust to something completely unexpected, and how did you do it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this website, talked to others with previous interview experience, looked up some stuff about healthcare on the web, asked others about current health care issues (such as the unequal distribution of it)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were really nice, the people were welcoming and laid-back, the whole process was pretty efficient." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The student-lead tour could have been better organized; didn't get to see the cadaver room." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Knew a lot already, I work at UIC." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was enjoyable; my panel was really good and asked me relevant questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/30/2004

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