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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?

7 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?

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)?

"How do you cope with stress?" Report Response

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

"How would someone else describe you?" Report Response

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

"Describe a day in your life, 15 years from now." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you watch any medical TV shows? Which ones?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were queen of the country, how would you fix the lack of insurance problem without raising taxes?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"StudentDoctor, school website, read over application, other interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Location of the school, how happy the students seem, the clinical mentorship program" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Price to attend as an out of state resident." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Although I was nervous about the three closed-file interviews, they were really straight forward, and the interviewers were nice and down to earth. The admissions staff are great, and escort you to each interview. Overall, the day was well structured and I learned a lot about the school." 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

ORD

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/19/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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