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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"why medicine & not grad school? (i have a lot of research experience)" Report Response

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

"what makes you qualified to work in a multi-cultural environment?" Report Response

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

"why are you interested in geriatrics? (wrote about this in my ps)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"do you want to go into medicine because of your parents? (parents are docs)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what makes you qualified to work in a multi-cultural environment?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"-LOTS of practice in mirror & mock interviews with fam & friends -wrote down answers (bullet points) to "typical questions" -reviewed my ps, amcas, etc" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"i interviewed at rockford campus. pros: -tight-knit, friendly school -profs & administrators really care about students -m1 & m2 students spend less time in lecture, compared to other sites -students seemed happy about being in rockford, even the ones that originally wanted chi -get more hands-on clinical experience, work directly under attendings" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"-rockford sucks" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"-i overprepared for this interview. it was extremely laid back!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

o'hare

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

01/05/2011

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?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"utilize email" Report Response

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