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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?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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 motivated you to volunteer in so many different places?" Report Response

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

"Out of current medical advancements, what will make the most impact in few years down the road? (it was quite worded this way, something like this.)" Report Response

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

"What will you do to improve the US healthcare system?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What will you do to improve today's healthcare system?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about the different types of healthcare system in the western world." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I did a practice interview with some faculty members at my school and then reviewed materials on SDN, secondary and primary applications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Because I heard so many complaints about the facility, I made sure not to have any big expectations upon my arrival, but it was not as bad as I had imagined. Lecture halls were not much different from ones I was used to and actually felt more or less like home. Student lounges were somewhat of a nice surprise and extraordinary, and I really love the atmosphere." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some construction around the area. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, administrators and admission staff were welcoming and very helpful. I really felt that interviewers wanted to get to know me as a person. They tried hard to make me feel comfortable, and I really appreciated it. I really hope that the closed-file interview plays in my favor." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/17/2006

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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