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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?

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?

4

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"where do you see yourself 10-15 years down the road?" Report Response

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

"what are you doing to do with your degrees?" Report Response

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

"why should we pick you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you know what cretinism is?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what can you do about our present healthcare sitution?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed amcas essay, school brochures, etc" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"kindness of people, wealth of research resources, the small med school class sizes" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"on average it takes 9 years to finish their md/phd program" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"for the neuroscience program for the phd, you have to pick a "match" during interviews because you don't get rotations." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"incredibly low key, we stayed at student's houses and got lots of time to interact with faculty and other students, don't stress" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/20/2007

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