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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"If you caught a student cheating, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"Explain or teach me how to do something that is unrelated to medicine." Report Response

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

"What do you think are the most important issues facing medicine today?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Can you think of a situation in which you felt you truly helped somebody?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think should be done to provide health care to the 45 million people that are presently uninsured?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Thought of why I'd want to go to UIC, looked at website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Low cost, very diverse, more exams during M1 than M2, patient exposure during first and second years" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lack of innovative curriculum (PBL)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Lunch was not until 1 PM" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Three one-on-one interviews that were 30 minutes each. All three interviewers were easy going (M.D., student, admissions officer). Some of the questions were difficult, but fine in the end." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/07/2004

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