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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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?

3

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)?

"In your essay, you talk about compassionate medicine. What does it mean to be a compassionate physician? How will you go about doing this?" Report Response

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

"If you caught a student cheating, would you tell on them? (I said that I might not rat out the specific student, but would notify the professor that people are cheating and that the testing conditions should be changed)" Report Response

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

"What are some negative aspects to being a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think you will be satsified with the size of the indian community here? ( I interviewed at rockford and am of Indian descent). " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How will being a Hindu influence your practice as a physician?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, U of I homepage" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Rockford is small, but the air is CLEAN (i'm from LA, so I appreciate the clean air)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The campus is isolated. If you go to rockford, you have to spend the first year in Urbana, then move to rockford for the second, third, and fourth years." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It doens't matter which campus you interview at...if you are accepted you can choose where you want to go (but it is on a first come, first serve basis)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was good, the students seemed very nice, but kept emphasizing how much they had to work. It seemed they were being required to study much harder than students at other schools. They kept talking about how hard it is." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/17/2004

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