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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?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your hobbies." Report Response

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

"What are qualities that you think a physician should possess?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if a woman who had no insurance and an adenoma came to you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as the most interesting." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN; brushed up on current events, medical ethical issues, and healthcare systems; read over my personal statement" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All of the interviewers were incredibly laid back and very friendly. One of them decided that he didn't feel like asking questions, instead he wanted me to ask him questions. Another interviewer ended up talking about herself half the time." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"From what I read on SDN most people say that the lecture rooms look old, but they were similar to what I had during my undergrad so that didn't really bother me." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/09/2006

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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