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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"What's wrong with healthcare, what are some issues facing healthcare" Report Response

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

"Tell me something about yourself I don't know" Report Response

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

"Questions about personal statement" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me something about you that I don't know." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A 14 year old girl has diabetes (and a bunch of other medical issues) How would you solve that kind of problem? (She was looking for a big picture answer, I thought she was talking about the specific situation)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Wik, Sicko(VERY useful btw!) read their '02-'04 student manual on their website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Clinical experience, non-competitive student body, faculty listens to student complaints about curriculum, diversity" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Overall, people seemed a bit standoffish, I visited the Rockford campus last semester and the atmosphere was a little warmer, I expected it to be this way though" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"All three of my interviewers seemed to be very concerned about the uninsured, underinsured, I felt I was adequately prepared, but wasn't expecting quite the level of interrogation about the issue that I got" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was a well-run event, one interviewer grilled me on big picture issues for awhile until he found an issue I didn't know the answer to. He seemed to appreciate that I was honest when I said I wasn't familiar with the issue. Other than that is was a positive overall experience " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Other

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Travelodge Chicago

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/11/2007

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

8 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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