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  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"See two above" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your school." Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself, starting from the beginning. (que long answer)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you ever had at time where your integrity was questioned and how did you respond? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do to change the state of malpractice insurance in the state of Illinois? (wtf?)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread AMCAS, SDN, secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were real upbeat and real intelligent. I was really positively impressed by the school and everyone there. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview itself. It was a panel interview in a tiny room. It was really very uncomfortable and one interviewer kept asking me incredibly hard questions that I stumbled through." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the above was going to happen." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A really great school that I would be happy to go to. Definitely one of my top choices. However, when you go for your interviews, watch out. Panel interviewing is WAY different than one-on-one, and I didn't expect it to be as difficult and unconversational as it was. Overall a great experience though." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Abandon the panel interview in favor of two individual interviews." Report Response

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