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  • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Maywood
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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?

Closed file

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

"why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why loyola?" Report Response

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

"Questions about my research or community service...ethical questions" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you were the only obstetrician in Nevada and cant afford to practice there bc of malpractice insurance? Do you stay or go?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"above, also asked me about stem cells and what i thougt about it. once i said that i supported it, he asked me about women in foreign countries selling their eggs for money and organs obtained illegally that the US uses. interviewer seemed intent on trying to nail me on ethical questions " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read sdn, my secondary and amcas, loyola websites, ethical websites, mock interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"definitely the gym. also the ronald mcdonald childrens hospital was beautiful. the facilities all look new, students were friendly as were the office staff. everyone said that they liked it there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"there is no on campus housing, so you have to live in the nearby towns since everyone tells me that Maywood isnt the best place to live." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"dont forget to bring a copy of your amcas bc they ask you to fill out some paperwork in the beginning. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the first interview was nice and laid back. more like a conversation. where he slipped in questions. the second one was with another faculty that just seemed distracted the whole time as he clipped his finger nails and filed them as i spoke, pulled hair out of his ears, and answered a phone call during the interview. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

ORD

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

comfort suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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