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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?

8 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)?

"Describe various health care systems in the world. What is wrong with American health care?" Report Response

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

"You have a patient who is a chronic smoker and refuses to quit. How do you address this?" Report Response

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

"How do you want your patients to see you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A patient comes in asking for a prescription for a relative without insurance. What do you/how do you handle the situation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too bad - most of the questions were either get to know you style, based on my application, or hypothetical." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, primary, secondary apps, and about UIC." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The location - Chicago and the Illinois Medical District. The number of opportunities for service, clinical rotations, diversity, and student activities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The age of the facilities." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not so much discover as thought ahead, but scheduling for the AM session. Having a morning interview means not driving out in rush hour. Although I guess you'd be driving in during rush hour for the AM session." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall the day was pretty low stress. The little bit of down time during the day is in waiting for the information session and then between interviews." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

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?

Countryside Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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