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  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

2 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?

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)?

"Describe a significant experience which led you toward the medical career. " Report Response

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

"How would you address a patient who refused care and turned toward traditional healing practices?" Report Response

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

"If you have two medications to treat the same health condition, how would you choose which one to prescribe?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think a doctor can play a role in health education?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you motivate a patient to make changes?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Review primary & secondary applications and referred to website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interview was in the Rockford campus. 1. Very friendly students. 2. One-on-one attention from faculty. 3. Direct patient contact early in educational curriculum. 4. 8am-12pm class schedule." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"1. No information given to help plan the visit. 2. The informational component was not structured. 3. The facilities were not impressive. They need some updating. 4. The cost for out-of-state residents is ridiculous (over $50,000 per year). 5. Poor financial aid package. 6. The town is not as urban, as expected (Rockford, IL)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To show up at 1pm. I showed up early to look around. but there was nothing to see, except the one building." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Depends on who interviews you. Seems like the other interviewers were more laid back. My interviewers looked in your application and asked related questions. I recieved more ethical questions than expected." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

2 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

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?

RFD

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

1 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Travelodge

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2006

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

2 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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