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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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What is the school's mission? How do you fit within the mission? " Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your MCAT experience." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is one thing about you that makes your friends complain?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN feedback, mock interviewed with friends and family, looked at SIU's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were enthusiastic, nice and honest. Everyone at SIU seemed to care about producing excellent doctors. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour only showed us a few of the buildings on the SIU campus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviews were going to be more like conversations than pressure-filled sessions. I enjoyed talking with both of my interviewers." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

12/07/2009

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

10 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?

8 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

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