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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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)?

"Why UIC?" Report Response

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

"If someone came in that was underfed and had diabetes, and was not able to afford proper nutrition or medication, what is your duty as a physician?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your hobbies and interests." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the most significant technological advancement from the past decade?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain stem cells to me. Where else can you find stem cells other than the blastula?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN (obvi), read over my secondary, and looked over the school's website for things I would be interested in doing." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students who I talked to (around 4-5) genuinely seemed to enjoy the school, atmosphere, and people, and said that they worked hard but also had plenty of time to do things that they loved. There are also a lot of opportunities for M1's to get clinical experience from the get-go." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities were a bit old (apparently histo is still on microscope boo), and the student lounge was a bit rundown." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"not a thing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I very much enjoyed the interview process as well as meeting some M1's and M2's. It was low-stress and a positive experience." 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 total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

MDW

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Chicago Hilton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/01/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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