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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?

3 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?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Why do you want to become a doctor" Report Response

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

"What was your research about" Report Response

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

"What would you do to help the uninsured? do you think we should go to socialized medicine? what are problems with each kind?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How many people are uninsured?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read student doctor.net and caught up on current events" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the student rec, which you share with undergrads but is still nice. Brand new, and thats all the tour guide focused on. Its nice, but people are not going to go there for the rec center..." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"interviewer, lecture hall, seems really uncomfortable, its like the chairs which you pull the desk up from the side." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that chicago campus was full, it gets full before december. If you are looking to go here, I suggest you go to the champaign campus, they have better grade average and pass rate. I went there for undergrad/grad and it was the best 5 years of my life." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the first interviewer was really easy, I didn't get asked anything hard just personal questions like why do I want to become a doctor etc. Second interviewer was also easy, how many people are uninsured, what do you think about socialized medicine etc. But, he then asked me which other schools I applied too. Ok so I start listing them off and for each school he made a comment i.e. if the school was " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

9 out of 10

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