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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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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?

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 do you feel about PBL? Can you handle it?" Report Response

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

"Where do you want to practice?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"N/A" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"N/A" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview Feedback; "The Medical School Interview" by Jessica Freedman, M.D., re-read AMCAS application and secondary essays" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty, staff, and medical students are extraordinarily friendly and open. The students seem to embrace and speak favorably about the PBL curriculum. New clinical skills facilities are under construction now. The school is technologically modern. Aside from Texas schools, the tuition is unbeatable." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"N/A" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The Office of Student Affairs is on the 3rd floor." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was a great experience! I'm hoping for an AWPA and an acceptance. I will absolutely attend this 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 is your in-state status?

In state

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?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/02/2014

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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