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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Open file

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

"How would your best friend describe you?" Report Response

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

"What is something you habitually lie about? " Report Response

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

"What role do you see yourself playing in the small-groups of the curriculum?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are you most proud of in your life? What would you change about your current life?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is something you habitually lie about?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SIU secondary app., catalog and website, SDN, AMCAS app. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students are extremely friendly, and there is a cohesiveness not only within classes, but across classes." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"M1's are sequestered from the rest of the school in Carbondale." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The financial aid seminar would be cancelled." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews and tour were great. There were 2 interviews: the first was with the student representative of the admissions committee and the second was with a faculty member. The first interviewer was very well-versed with my application file and asked some of the best and most appropriate questions I have come across yet in my interview experience. The second interviewer was very friendly and I feel that he helped me to learn a great deal about the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Drury Inn and Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/07/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

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