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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

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"Tell me about your childhood." Report Response

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

"How did you become interested in medicine?" Report Response

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

"What is one last thing you want to say to the admission committee. Why should we accept you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You are an ER doctor and a patient comes in with kidney disease and alcoholism. He also has HIV. Do you treat him?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think about healthcare in the United States compared to other countries?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed the SIU website and my AMCAS and secondary applications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"There is a very strong sense of community at SIU. I love it." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/7/2013

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Perhaps provide precise directions to interviews in other buildings." Report Response

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