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  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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?

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)?

"Your (undergraduate) school is very prestigous in medicine, why do you want to come to UIC?" Report Response

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

"What would you do after a tough day?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None really" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see healthcare in 5-10 years? (It was difficult because it was so vague that I basically just sputtered off a bunch of healthcare issues)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very sincere and nice to talk to. The Peoria campus is very small so that students can really get a lot of attention and also apparently has the highest board scores and best residency matches compared to other campuses. The hospitals in the area seem top notch. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities seemed old, which probably doesn't matter. Also they did not provide lunch so I would make sure that you eat something before you get there. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They don't provide food. I had to go find a vending machine :(" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I interviewed on the Peoria campus. The admissions staff said that they have no idea when I will hear back." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/18/2004

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