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  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Saint Louis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"What do you do to relax?" Report Response

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

"What do your parents do?" Report Response

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

"What new music artist would you recommend?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why would you want to come to SLU; you're from Vanderbilt country?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Difficult questions most likely come from some experience you listed on AMCAS. If you don't know the answer, just say so. Know that if the interviewer has a laptop he/she can google the correct answer." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, my AMCAS, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How relaxed the students seemed. No one seemed overly stressed out. They all talked about having fun in/out of school. There is a high percentage of the student body with families, if that is relevant for you." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"SLU doesn't offer housing to grad students, they don't have room. However, senior med students make a list of good housing options on the website. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was really relaxed. There weren't any difficult questions. They didn't even ask why I want to be a doctor. They have your AMCAS and your supplemental app, so they know your academic background. In the interview, they are just trying to get to know you on a personal level." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

stl

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Water Tower Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2006

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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