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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Three most recent advances in medicine." Report Response

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

"Why medicine? Why now?" Report Response

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

"What is the problem with our healthcare system?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are three recent important advances in medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are three recent important advances in medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, School website (which lacked detail), Health Policy sites (needed), Bioethics site (not needed)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Faculty interviewers seemed very open and amicable. The Medical District had a lot to offer professionally. Little Italy was nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"MD would be a pretty dismal place to live. Little Italy is pretty small. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, really." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Like a well oiled machine, but not a lot of personality. The Dean speech wasn't until the end, which was a little odd." 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?

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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

ORD

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?

The Marriott across the street

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2007

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

5 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?

7 out of 10

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