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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about how you decided on medicine. " Report Response

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

"Why do you want to come to UIC? " Report Response

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

"What do you think are some major ethical problems facing medicine right now? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think America should do about our healthcare system. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if you had a child patient with parents that are Jehovah's Witnesses and the child needed a blood transfusion? (They wanted me to know the legalities of this...) " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up about insurance issues, read my 2nd app " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The laid-back/community feel of the school. The students really seem to support each other. The anatomy lab is NOT in the basement! (There are windows in there!) " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The histo lab are still done with microscopes, which you have to rent on your own. All the students seem to hate histo. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I really liked it at UIC- the students are great and I would definately want to go there. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really good experience- the interviewers were really nice and responded well to all my questions. The dean seems to really care about students." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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