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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?

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)?

"Why UIC/Chicago? (I am OOS)" Report Response

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

"Have you given any thought to what type of medicine you want to go into?" Report Response

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

"Describe your working style." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So why is HIV such a problem in Africa? (This was asked since we were talking about my NGO work in East Africa.) What do you think about healthcare? (About which he meant: healthcare reform.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself- start anywhere and end anywhere." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, talking with a friend who had already interviewed" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Location (Chicago is amazing), organization of interview day (very well-structured), student interviewers, description of dual degree and Urban Med programs by the admissions dean" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That (at least at the Chicago campus) interviewers would only have a few of your essays. NO numbers whatsoever- if you have gotten to the interview stage, you deserve to be there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"NOTE that all of this feedback is for an interview at the Chicago campus- I cannot speak for the other campuses." 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

ORD

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/18/2009

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?

8 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?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

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