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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Why UIC? Do you know what Socialized Medicine is? Tell me about your volunteer experiences. Can you speak Gujurati?( this question, and other questions were asked about my secondary application)" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself when you grow up? Tell me about playing guitar. Do you think that Quantum Mechanics and Biochemistry can be combined into a single study?(again, questions from my secondary)" Report Response

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

"Tell me one of your weaknesses. Who are you favorite professors at your undergraduate school (this interviewer knew the whole chemistry faculty at my school, wow..) Why UIC? What questions do you have for me? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think that Quantum Mechanics and Biochemistry can be combined into a single study?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think that Quantum Mechanics and Biochemistry can be combined into a single study?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through SDN interview feed back, researched questions I was no clear of, read my secondary application, read over my whole primary. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions interviewers on the whole were very friendly and did a nice job of putting me at ease. I felt good that the interviewers were interested in holding a good conversation with me intstead of having me speak the whole time. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I felt like the students who were apart of the admissions staff were not as interested as ones I have met during my experiences volunteering." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 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?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"One of my interviewers seemed indifferent on getting to know me. I was happy that he would allow me" Report Response

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