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  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Springfield
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?

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?

2

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)?

"tell us about your family was a common question." Report Response

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

"how did you study for the mcat" Report Response

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

"obvious ones: why doctor, why siu, do you plan on staying in central illinois, why should we take you" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"tell me about the orange krush (student cheering section). We talked about sports for 10 mins!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, read amcas, reviewed info packet sent by school, " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"friendly atmosphere, small classrooms, multiple campuses (carbondale, springfield), option to travel 4th year & research grant money to travel during first summer, all books needed are in the library = very low bok costs" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"no anatomy lab at springfield campus" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"arrived at 10:30, interview at 11am (45 mins w/ admissions director. she asked a detailed list of questions) tour with 2nd year student at 12, break for 40 minutes. interview at 1:30 with faculty member. she asked informal questions about personality related items. lasted 30 minutes. went home." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/05/2005

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