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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?

5 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?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

6

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"tell me about research." Report Response

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

"why not pursue just phd?" Report Response

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

"why did you have to take physics 2 for engineers three separate times? (oops!)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

""Describe a situation when you were unsuccessful as a leader."" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""How would your university be different if you had never attended it?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"By going to other med school interviews. (This was my last one.)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"i was able to select faculty members with which to interview" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The amount of interviews - several tag-team style interviews plus even more individual interviews" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Chicago is much colder than I expected. Bring extra coats if you are from the south like I am." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I enjoyed seeing the school, learning about the program, and exploring Chicago. I was accepted to the program only a few days after the interview, and will be starting the MD/PhD program in June. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

MDW

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?

Club Quarters

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/30/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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