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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Describe a typical day in your life 15 or 20 years from now." Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself. " Report Response

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

"Why UIC? What makes it different from the other schools in Chicago?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were queen of the country and you could do anything you want, how would you improve the health care system without raising taxes?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I was given a scenario of two men who needed a liver. One was a heavy drinker and the other an upstanding citizen. The heavy drinker was at the top of the transplant list. I was asked who should get the liver." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through previous questions on SDN, reviewed my secondary and AMCAS application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admin people were very nice and the professors seemed very laid back." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students don't really attend class and don't seem to have much interaction with each other." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview I had with the student would be the most challenging." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Midway

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hyatt Regency

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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?

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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