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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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?

Open file

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

"What kind of doctor do you want to be?" Report Response

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

"Why choose our school? " Report Response

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

"Tell me more about your traveling, research, and publishing." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you handle the difficulties of US's privitized health insurance in general, and underinsurance in particular." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see most interesting Q" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Browsed UIC website (looked at all 4 campuses, memorized some recent stats/news about UIC, looked over my AMCAS/2ary, browsed SDN interview feedbacks" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was upbeat and interested in helping me gain admittance to UIC." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Same as when I had interviewed before for GPPA- the facilities are not as great as at my undergrad inst. However, this time around, I did see some improvements- new research center, new athletics complex, so really, not many negatives." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Whether they had a preferred protocol for students to send thank-you notes. I ended up emailing those whose emails I got and snailing the rest." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Easy, breezy, beautiful." 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?

Train or subway

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

MDW

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

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?

5 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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