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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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"tell me about yourself, your family and your life in general up to this point. " Report Response

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

"why UIC? (i got drilled on this one) tell me about your research" Report Response

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

"what do you do to relieve stress? what do you do for fun? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"where do you see yourself in 15 years ? give hour by hour details. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"compare the two political candidates. (this was not a hard question but the interviewer accused me of liking obama more and proceeded to tell me why mccain was better and how the electoral system wont count his vote because Illonois is a Democratic state.) How would you give everyone universal coverage without raising taxes? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SND. AMCAS. online research." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"all the classes are held in a central location. the anatomy lab was nice. the hospital is across the street." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the students did not seem very happy or act as a cohesive group." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I thought i was interviewing in front of a panal of 3, but instead was 3 separate interviews." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good location, some nice people, but a lot seemed disgruntled. " 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?

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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Midway

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn Chicago

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2008

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

6 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?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Very friendly overall." Report Response

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