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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

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)?

"What do I think about the PBL curriculum?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a favorite class of yours." Report Response

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

"What do I do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How should we fix the high cost of pharmaceuticals?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do I think about the PBL curriculum?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the school's website, looked over my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Memorial Hospital was a nice facility (I had an interview there)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location of the school in Springfield negatively impressed me. The city is small and it looks like there isn't much to do there. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my first interview experience so I was a little nervous. However, my interviewers put me completely at ease. The med. student who gave the tour was very enthusiastic about the school. Everyone was VERY nice and the faculty know all of the 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?

4 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?

2 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Red Roof Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

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?

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

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