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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Explain your research." Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"If you had to choose a medical field to follow today, what would you choose?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"As a physician to a pregnant couple, would you or wouldn't you tell them that their unborn child has a developmental problem? If you would tell them, how would you break the news?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are two novel scientific discoveries that would be interest to the general public?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Secondary application, medical school website, mock interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The programs the school offers, the surrounding city and the faculty and students. The students seemed like they work together. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I don't think I had any negative impressions during my visit. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The process of ranking the four campuses once accepted." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"All three interviews went well. I don't think any of the questions deviated from my application and they were just seeking elaboration of it. " 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?

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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

MDW

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/31/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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