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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?

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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"would you really consider coming here? (i attend an ivy league school)" Report Response

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

"what questions do you have for me? (i ask a question, he answers) okay, next question? (i had to ask at least 6-7 questions during one interview!)" Report Response

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

"how many uninsured are in this country?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"medical student interview was all ethics questions, so be prepared for those, like: if you're are physician and your friend's niece comes to you for birth control, what do you do? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"how many uninsured are in this country today? it wasn't that hard, but i couldn't remember the figure.. i said around 40 million, my interviewer said it was 45 million so i was basically right." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read overapp. sdn. amcas. website. chill out.." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the diversity of students -- the interview i had before UIC was in Wisconsin.. where there was not much diversity at all. big campus. relatively close to downtown chicago. affordable." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"med student facilities seemed old and crowded. not very nice or new computer labs. cadavers were REALLY old and one i saw was left laying out... with a big textbook on top of it and a pen jabbed into the styrofoam next to it. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"lunch not until 1pm - i was hungry by then! it was good lunch tho -- italian food: pizza, ravioli, salad, pastries, soda. catered! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i hadn't thought much of UIC before my visit. i applied because it was my state school and i hoped to get in _somewhere_. once i visited though, i was actually quite impressed! i could totally see myself attending this school. it's affordable, the people are down to earth, it's pass/fail grading, and holds a lot of opportunities. being in chicago is also pretty cool." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/30/2004

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