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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"What do you like to do in your free time or to relieve stress?" Report Response

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

"Describe a time when you took on a leadership or guidance-type role." Report Response

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

"If you do not get into medical school this year, what will you do? (Say that you will be back next year with a stronger resume)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a time when your integrity was challenged and what you did about it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were made king of the U.S., with all the power of the president and Congress, how would you fix the problem of 45 million people uninsured .... without raising taxes?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over essays" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The location of the school and the fact that the current students seemed happy to be there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Facilities are a bit run-down." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be grilled on health care problems in the U.S. AND how to fix them." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall a good experience, but this was my first interview, so I have no baseline to compare it to. If I get accepted, I will probably attend. I love Chicago." 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/17/2005

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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