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  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"why the university of illinois?" Report Response

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

"in 10 years what do you see yourself doing?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think of the possibility of disease eradication via genetic manipulation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"explain to us why you switched majors from History to microbiology." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, reviewed secondaries." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the old school feel of the campus, red brick buildings, etc... plus the school is basically in downtown chicago, lots of diversity when doing clinical rotations" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the school is basically located in downtown chicago. if you're not used to a big city atmosphere don't come here (i.e. the people, etc...)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"they have a rolling admissions policy!!! send in your secondary as soon as possible. not in late january bc you might get stuck in peoria." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"one interview was with a couple of the students, they were interesting. but they were trying real hard not to show a dislike for the school. the second interview was with an MD faculty and this was an awsome interview, very inquisitive and asked compelling questions. the third interview was with someone in admissions, this person did nothing but tell me about their education, weird interview. but all in all not too bad." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Discouraging

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

mid

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

3 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

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?

7 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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