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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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you encountered a poor lecturer?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are three things your friends would say about you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on current events & health-related issues, browsed feedback from SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"(Interviewed at Peoria, afternoon session) The enthusiasm of the student host & faculty. Volunteer faculty - meaning faculty are there because they want to teach. The support network for students also seems excellent. Interviewers were very nice and the interview session was itself was very low stress." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"3 on 1 group interviews were a bit disconcerting (faculty, administrator, and M4 student). My interview was dead last and the student interviewer seemed tired. Computer facilities are somewhat dated. Library is on the small side. Peoria lacks some of the perks of big-city living (a plus or minus depending on one's tastes). " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviewers and hosts were able to reinforce many positives regarding the Peoria campus which I felt would have been nice to convey in amore accessible manner beforehand, e.g. on their website, through a brochure, etc." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"UIC-Peoria made the interview session as low-stress as possible, with plenty of time to ask questions and converse with other interviewees. Afternoon session consisted of introduction, tour, then 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

PIA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/24/2007

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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