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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?

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?

Open file

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Why UIC?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think healthcare bill would be a success? (Note: My interview was just one day after health care bill was passed)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How will healthcare bill effect the current practice of many physicians?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my personal statement, secondary essays and recent UIC Interview feedbacks on SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Overall the interview was very laid back. No tension at all." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My student interviewer didnt show up and my tour guide who was also another interviewer had to interview me." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Just know that the interviews are very relaxed and that afternoon interviews are the best because you have a dean's presentation, lunch and tour first before the interviews." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"COM class building is old but Illinois medical district makes up for it.. it has four major hospitals in one square mile of the school. You can't beat that." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/22/2010

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

51 out of 10

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

51 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Status check website is quite mysterious and steps should be taken to make it less cryptic." Report Response

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