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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths/weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you describe professionalism?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you describe professionalism?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read my AMCAS, read about the school, did mock interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and faculty really tried to sell the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities weren't as nice as some of the other schools I interviewed with." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I drove to the school, and the street leading up to the entrance wasn't very well marked. Plan on setting a few more minutes aside in case you get lost. The Chicago campus was nearly full, and they said to count on getting to the Peoria or Rockford campus." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There was one interview in front of a panel. It is supposed to be in front of two MDs and a medical student, but I had only two that day. I thought it would be intimidating, but it was actually very conversational and interviewers were very friendly." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/10/2008

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?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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