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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?

8 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. Hypothetical situation about abortion/parental notification. Hypothetical situation about giving a patient the wrong medication but there is no adverse effect - what would you do?" Report Response

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

"When have you felt like you actually helped somebody?" Report Response

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

"Describe that state of US Healthcare? What is the number one problem of our health system? What would you do to fix it? What do your parents/siblings do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"When have you felt like you actually helped somebody?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Hypothetical situation about abortion/parental notification." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read several books on US health care policy, reviewed AMCAS/secondary applications, reviewed UIC website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The anatomy lab, the gym, the clinical skills facilities, the clinical opportunities available in Chicago " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview day seemed a bit haphazard. No one was there to greet us when most of us wandered in. There was no signage regarding the interview. The tour was an entire group of ~30 interviewees--should have been smaller." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That parking is so expensive. It cost ~$18 to park in their garage." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I really enjoyed my time at UIC. The interviews weren't too stressful--but they were meaningful. I surprisingly liked the campus a lot which I didn't think I would (having heard that the facilities were run down). Everyone seemed friendly and happy to be a part of UIC." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

0-1 hour

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?

01/15/2009

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Revamp status page so that it is more user friendly and informative." Report Response

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