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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

three different people, 30 minutes each

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)?

"What do you think professionalism means?" Report Response

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

"In light of the recent health care legislation, what would you do as a doctor to improve the health of the 400-500 (as opposed to improving the health of millions) patients that you treat?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"In light of the recent health care legislation, what would you do as a doctor to improve the health of the 400-500 (as opposed to improving the health of millions) patients that you treat?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What does professionalism mean to you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview feedback on here, thought about hwo I would answer the questions, read information on the schools website. The interviewers only have access to your personal statement and essays from the secondary application, so I reread those." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was interviewed by an M4 and two professors, one who was retired. All three expressed a great interest in the future of the school. The student said he would not have gone to any other school, not even University of Chicago, where his wife attended medical school. Everybody was happy to be there, and that really made a great impression on me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Like at other interviews, I was afraid that my interviewers would forget important detials before they got to wirte their evaluations because they interviewed one or two other applicants within 5-10 minutes of me, and I noticed that one interviewer did not even write anything down before he took the next applicant." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was pretty prepared after reading others' comments on here. It truly was very laid-back." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"After my interview, UIC became my top choice" Report Response

Tour and Travel
No Response
General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/30/2010

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

51 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?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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