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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"If you could change the current healthcare policies, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"What would you say has been the defining moment of your life, and what really makes you tick?" Report Response

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

"What will you look for in a medical school when making your final decision?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The defining moment of my life" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Questions about my research and medical ethics" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read school viewbook, website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendliness of students and faculty, importance of med school to city" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day was very relaxed, almost too relaxed. Everyone was friendly, but I found it uneasy being the only person at the school interviewing that day. I had a lot of free time between my scheduled meetings/interviews, during which I sat in the physician's waiting room with patients as my file was read or the physician was with a patient." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/02/2006

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

8 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?

5 out of 10

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