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  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Springfield
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 did I choose my undergrad? Tell me about international health care. How will you chose from multiple acceptances?" Report Response

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

"Why are you so driven? What did you gain from X experience? What will you do if you don't get in?" Report Response

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

"Are your parents in the health care field? How would your friends describe you? Why SIU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your sister thinking of studying?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your biggest character flaw?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read info school sent, read school's website, kept up with local and national news, researched interviewers" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewers were well versed in my file and really nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I arrived at the Student Affairs office and it was completely empty. It was very disorganized." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a really good experience, minus the fact I had a lot of time to kill before my interviews because the fin aid session and tour each only took 15 minutes. My interviewers were really personable." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 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

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2006

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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