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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

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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 volunteer experiences." Report Response

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

"how did you prepare for the MCAT?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about the steroid issue facing baseball?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think is the most important thing our society is facing?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school site, NY Times, re-read aps" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school seemed nice, all the students seemed friendly and to love the school. I got the feeling the school was like a big family." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The second interviewer seemed to grill me on my opinion of a social issue, and seemed to be pushing me towards the solution he felt was correct." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"BRING SOMETHING TO READ. It felt like I had more time in between thigns than anything, bring a book." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"All-in-all school seeemed very intimate, students seeemed to like it and one another, only bad thing was my second interviewer was confrontational, be ready for this." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/08/2004

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