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  • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Maywood
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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?

Closed file

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

"If I could guarantee you admissions to the medical school of your choice right now, on the condition that you had to commit to practicing one field of medicine for the next twenty years, what would it be?" Report Response

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

"Favorite movie, comedy, book, hobby." Report Response

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

"What is your sincere motivation for pursuing a career in medicine? Did your parents play a role in this decision?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I could guarantee you admissions to the medical school of your choice right now, on the condition that you had to commit to practicing one field of medicine for the next twenty years, what would it be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Visited the school about a month in advance. Got to meet the people in the admissions office, as well as several physicians and students. Also got briefed on the curriculum and the school in general while I was there. Then the usual- reading SDN, brushing up on my answers to the most common questions, and reading about the school online." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Every student seemed to genuinely enjoy being there. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The building (school, inpatient clinic) is brand new. The children's floor of the hospital is great. Everything is awesome." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"No surprises." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school is awesome. The people are friendly and great. They do their best to make you feel welcome. The interviews are challenging, but low stress. I got the impression that they are looking for a low-stress kind of student who will add to the community there." 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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