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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?

1 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?

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)?

"What was the best and worst part of (one of my particular clinical experiences)?" Report Response

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

"Define professionalism as it applies to the medical field." Report Response

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

"What do you envision the hardest part of medical school for you will be?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"(I'm a double major) How do you feel your academic pursuits outside of science will help you academically in the future?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name a time when your integrity was challenged." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this forum, practiced with family and friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The location is second to none. The IMD is FAB-U-LOUS." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They kept talking about the facilities being older. Personally, I didn't notice this (to me older building does not = old facilities), but the fact that they kept mentioning it made me feel uneasy..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was only going to get a little time with current students. I wanted to ask more questions!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Loved this interview day. Very low stress, very fluid. Definitely liked my interviewers. The location is amazing, 7 affiliated hospitals practically envelop the school itself. Plus it's hard to argue with that in-state tuition :)" 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?

0-1 hour

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?

11/03/2010

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

9 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?

8 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Without SDN, I would have had no idea how the whole status update thing works..." Report Response

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