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  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"Do you know any Indian people? If you had a day off from school or work what would you do? Will you continue to do the extracurriculars or things you did in college at UIC? Will you continue to do research at UIC?" Report Response

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

"What do your parents do? Why UIC? What was your favorite class in undergrad?" Report Response

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

"How would you deal with a patient who could not speak english? How would you deal with a patient who could not afford their medications? How do you want your patients to describe you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What kind of car do you drive? Did you buy it? Was it new or used when you bought it? How does it drive/ How do you drive on the highway?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Pick a disease that you could live with for one week (an incurable/chronic one; not flu or colds) and why? wHAT MADE YOU PICK THAT DISEASE? What are the symptoms? What are the drugs used for that disease? mechanism of action? How could I tell you had that disease (from looking at you)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

No Response

What impressed you negatively?

"An interviewer answered a phone call and burned ou tthe remiangin time; The facilities are mad old, outdated and the school needs revamping. Also the tour they took us on did not show us the facilities or labs or lectures." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the curriculum is going through vast changes to reduce lecture time. AS far as interviews. Most of the SDN questions were not asked. They tailored the interview based on what you wrote on the secondary essays. everything else is based on the interviwer." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school does a poor job of marketing their campus and program." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

No Response

How did the tourguide seem?

No Response

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

No Response

What was your total time spent traveling?

No Response

What was your primary mode of travel?

No Response

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

No Response

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?

11/4/2011

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 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?

8 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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