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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

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why University of Illinois?" Report Response

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

"What have you been doing since you graduated (last year)?" Report Response

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

"What is a personality characteristic of yours that is negative?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who is your favorite author/what do you read?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What direction do you see the medical field headed- (using government,medicare,medicaid, health insurance topics)?- I forget how it was worded, but it was somewhat complicated." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, reviewing many possible questions, school website, other medical school interviewing websites." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very happy with their location (interview was in Peoria). They said that their Step 1 and Step 2 scores are higher than any of the other U of I locations. Also, they said they get alot of 1-1 time with their faculty and staff, and physicians during rotations." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They need to remodel!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was impressed by the enthusiasm and friendliness. The interview was fairly laid back and the interviewers were friendly- they seemed interested in my answers." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/22/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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