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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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? Hobbies." Report Response

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

"How do you handle stress?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to become a doctor now?Why the switch? (I am an engineer.)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what type of health-care systems are found in the western world?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"how would you combat the healthcare problems facing the US?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback, read school website, curriculum" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly and welcoming everyone was? they tried to keep the process as stress-free as possible. This was at Chicago so I am unaware of all the regional campus interviews." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Being from a suburb of Chicago and having attended UIC for my undergrad. degree, I was very optimistic about the interview and I was not disappointed. They treat every candidate with respect and they try to sell the school to the candidates instead of us selling ourselves. It is a very casual experience, more like a friendly conversation about politics and social issues. " 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/10/2006

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

10 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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