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  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Springfield
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

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

"What do you know about SIU?" Report Response

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

"What do you think about the state of health care today?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were a dollar off in your checkbook, how long would you spend looking for the error?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you lie about the most?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed SIU website, AMCAS, secondary info" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"PBL curriculum, happiness of the students " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Springfield" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would like SIU so much!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One open-file interview with an adcom member, one closed-file with a faculty member" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/19/2009

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?

2 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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