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  • Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Illinois
  • Dental School
  • Downers Grove
Individual Feedback 2 37 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 33
Negatively 2
No change 2

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.62 37

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.54 37

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
6.97 37

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 1
15 minutes 1
20 minutes 1
25 minutes 3
30 minutes 4
35 minutes 2
40 minutes 1
45 minutes 1
50 minutes 2
55 minutes 2
60+ minutes 18

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 34
At a regional location 0
At another location 1

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 30
In a group 5

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 2
Closed file 33

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
4.97 37

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

"How do you handle pressure?" More from this Member | Report Response

"1/2020 - On a scale from 1-10, 1 being a bunny and 10 being a tyrant, where do you rank yourself and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a time you resolved a conflict" More from this Member | Report Response

"Talk about your role in a group project." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about a time when you had conflict" More from this Member | Report Response

"Define self-awareness." More from this Member | Report Response

"2018-What event in life impacted you the most?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you rather have the respect of your colleagues or patients?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a professional attitude?" More from this Member | Report Response

"2018 - What event has impacted your life the most, Describe an injustice you have experienced" More from this Member | Report Response

"Your friend wants help writing a resume. Describe in detail your opinions and what you would do in this situation." More from this Member | Report Response

"about "nuclear pollution"" More from this Member | Report Response

"As an employee of a company, you are in charge of donating to a "worthy" charity. How would you describe a worthy charity and where would you donate to?" More from this Member | Report Response

"They asked the question about state funded gambling." More from this Member | Report Response

"If a friend asked you to help guide them on writing a resume, how would you do so?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were going to make a film that would help make a change in the world, what would it be? Why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Define dependability. Are you dependable? Do you ever not want to be dependable?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What does it mean to be an ambassador?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Is graffiti art or vandalism? if vandalism how can you stop it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a conflict you were involved in that was not resolved? and one that was resolved?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is dependability? Are you dependable? Is there ever a time you shouldn't be dependable?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were starving, would you steal a loaf of bread?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you know about the dental program at MWU, and why would the school fit you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why dentistry" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the most difficult time you had to go through and how did you cope with it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Should non-smoking be a requirement for allowing dental students into Dental schools?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Under what circumstances, if any, would it be okay for you to steal a loaf of bread?" More from this Member | Report Response

"should dental students get more funding than engineering or law students? what did you like about the curriculum and why do you want to go there? what is one stressful situation and how did you overcome it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry? From your shadowing experience, what have you seen that you would like to emulate and what have you seen that you would like to avoid?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you know about MWU-il dental school? What do you like about MWU-il dental and what do you not like?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Under what circumstances would you steal a loaf of bread?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Describe a leadership role you were in, and a difficult decision you had to make during that role." More from this Member | Report Response

"1/2020 - What are some of your strengths?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What motivates you in life" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you overcome stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if you were critiqued every day" More from this Member | Report Response

"What motivates you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"2018- You are in D3or D4 and work in a team with another person. The person says that you fall short on expectation/contribution (being on time, doing your work etc) but you disagree. How you approach this situation? Could you give me an example from your life where your colleague didn't agree with you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Midwestern?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could go out to dinner with three people from past or present, who would they be and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"2018 - As a doctor would you prefer the respect of your patients or your colleagues, Describe Professionalism" More from this Member | Report Response

"Three companies are vying for a piece of land in the downtown area: a car company, a call center, and a group of doctors. Describe how you would advise the mayor of the town and what company you would chose." More from this Member | Report Response

"about "patients emotion"" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could make a movie to change the world, what would you make it on and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would I handle a situation with an employee whose dress standards make patients uncomfortable?" More from this Member | Report Response

"In your opinion, what is the most important invention in the last 50 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Is arts an important aspect of schooling? What would you say if someone was suggesting adding art to a dental curriculum?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Should gambling be legal even though addictions arise because of it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If someone won a $250,000 lottery, how would you advice him? will you advice him differently if he's a retired person?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Life is made of small efforts. how do you live your life based on this quote? and how does it help you in your career?" More from this Member | Report Response

"My reaction if funding to the arts was removed" More from this Member | Report Response

"Graffiti- is it art or vandalism? If vandalism, how can you stop it? is there any compromise?" More from this Member | Report Response

"In your opinion, What are the most important traits for a dental program?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about a time when you made an important decision quickly, without a lot of time to think." More from this Member | Report Response

"why midwestern" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a dentist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If your friend had a gambling addiction, how would you help him?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"how do you study for tests/exams? why do you want to be a dentist? what do you think about pharmaceutical drugs only being real if they are tested in english speaking countries?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Midwestern? What do you know about our school? How are we different from other schools you're looking at? What's the difference between a DDS and a DMD? Which does our school offer? Why did we choose the one we did?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name one meaningful leadership experience you've had, and explain what you learned from it." More from this Member | Report Response

"Should dental students get more money from the government than law and engineering?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Would you rather have the admiration of the faculty or the admiration of your peers?" More from this Member | Report Response

"1/2020 - Describe a situation where you didn't agree with a decision" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you relax" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a challenge you had to face." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why should we pick you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"The school is on a break, you are on campus and have nothing to do, what would you do with your time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could pick any profession, one that isn't dentistry, what would you pick and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you rather have the respect of your colleagues or your patients?" More from this Member | Report Response

"2018 - What is the worst job you have ever had, What do you do in your free time" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your opinion about the salary differences of teachers, doctors, and professional athletes. What (if anything) should be/could be done about this?" More from this Member | Report Response

"your role in a film" More from this Member | Report Response

"Should arts be a requirement for dental school admissions? If so, what kind of arts would you include and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you define success?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Voting on a yes/no referendum for building a multi-million dollar casino in the center of downtown, which has a very poor demographic. Discuss." More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were going to donate to one organization, what would it be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Success is built in steps (summary of a quote). How does it apply to your life?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What the word dependable means for you? should you always be dependable?" More from this Member | Report Response

"My response to a quote by Thomas Edison" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Midwestern-IL?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Listed a statement that was a policy for pharmaceutical companies, and had to explain your thoughts on the policy. It read something like, "Drugs should be tested in English-speaking nations, and "real drugs" are effective and economically viable." More from this Member | Report Response

"under what circumstance would you steal a loaf of bread" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think the government should fund dentistry more than other fields and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think Dental students should get more scholarship money from the government at the expense of other professions such as engineering and law schools?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What can you tell us about the school and why you want to go here?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You have no money, and your in-laws offer to buy you very durable furniture from the Peruvian rainforest. Discuss pros and cons." More from this Member | Report Response

"Of these five extra-curriculars (Research, Working in a medical field, Service in hard to reach populations, Sports, None Medical Work) which do you think is the best to do during undergrad to prepare for dental school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a situation where you had to act quickly with little information." More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How many tennis balls can you fit into a limousine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"1/2020 - What do you like to eat?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you handle a situation where a colleague recommends treatment you do not think is necessary and is very adamant about his position" More from this Member | Report Response

"A conflict that arose due to communication?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you describe dentistry in one sentence to a child?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you like to do for fun?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could have dinner with 3 people, dead or alive, who and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe an injustice you have experienced." More from this Member | Report Response

"2018- If you could bring 3 people to dinner dead or alive who would they be and why" More from this Member | Report Response

""Talk about whatever you want to get across about yourself"" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do companies like walmart help or hurt small towns?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Moving to a new country with 2 very young children. What do you want them to do in terms of culture and language?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Probably the art one." More from this Member | Report Response

"Is graffiti considered art or vandalism" More from this Member | Report Response

"The overall welcoming feeling" More from this Member | Report Response

"Should the government demand that everybody uses low-energy apliances? why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What kinds of activities should pre-dental students be involved in?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Should the government be able to regulate peoples energy conservation?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a situation in which you had to act quickly with very little information." More from this Member | Report Response

"The pharmaceutical company policy question." More from this Member | Report Response

"how did you prepare for this interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"Your in-laws gift you with a very expensive (and endangered species, which is not mentioned in the question but by the interviewer) wood furniture. What are the pros and cons of accepting the gift? Would you accept it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you run you practice followed by different scenarios of real life events, such as worker insubordination." More from this Member | Report Response

"Your 8 year old son is physically active and plays many sports outside of school. He tries out for several school teams and does not make any of them, but his friends do. What would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"should dental students get more funding than engineering or law students?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you had to pick 3 people, dead or alive, to form a study group, who would you pick and why? You are already a student at Midwestern. A friend asks for your help in preparing his application for Midwestern's dental school. What do you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If your friend had a gambling addiction, lost all of his money, and then asked to borrow some money to pay for rent, food, and a little more money so that he could win back the money that he/she had lost... What would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a time you made a decision you believed to be right at the time but discovered later that it wasn't." More from this Member | Report Response

"1/2020 - What is something that frustrates you/makes you angry." More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your greatest failure" More from this Member | Report Response

"n/a" More from this Member | Report Response

"Use one word to describe you and one word that doesn't describe you" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a time you were involved in a conflict and had to resolve it." More from this Member | Report Response

"What makes you a good fit for this school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is something you always procrastinate on?" More from this Member | Report Response

"2018- A coworker approaches you and says that you are always late and not doing a good job at your work you disagree what is your response" More from this Member | Report Response

""Talk about whatever you want to get across about yourself"" More from this Member | Report Response

"Casino question." More from this Member | Report Response

"One centered around a quote from Thomas Edison. It was asking your thoughts on Edison's opinion that the future of medicine will be preventing disease instead of curing it. Then you were asked to relate it to dentistry." More from this Member | Report Response

"Discuss your thoughts on the government mandating consumers to buy an eco friendly air conditioner" More from this Member | Report Response

"About a Chinese proverb" More from this Member | Report Response

"None of the questions were difficult. They were all very straight forward." More from this Member | Report Response

"Pharm. Company policy question." More from this Member | Report Response

"loaf of bread" More from this Member | Report Response

"You are currently a dental student. Your friend wants your help in his/her dental school applications. Discuss the ethics of it." More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain some philosophical quote that she stated." More from this Member | Report Response

"question about pharmaceuticals" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think dental students should receive more funding from the government than engineering and law professions?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name two organizations that you would like to start as a dental student. There wasn't much to say, I named two things off the top of my head, came up with some reasons why and then, silence..." More from this Member | Report Response

"You are recently married and can't afford furniture. Your inlaws offer to get you expensive furniture from the rainforest. Discuss the pros and cons of this." More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, friend in dental school, friend in CCOM" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, MockQuestions." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, being honest" More from this Member | Report Response

"Other students." More from this Member | Report Response

"mock interviews at career development center, with friends & family" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, interview prep" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN and some common sense, and being honest and reflective with your answers." More from this Member | Report Response

"Practiced the basic questions many time" More from this Member | Report Response

"I practiced interview questions that I found on Student Doctor Network and researched the schools through their websites and SDN." More from this Member | Report Response

"Studied the questions that were posted on sdn, but they changed it from mmi to one on one" More from this Member | Report Response

"Practiced what core concepts I wanted to stress about myself and incorporated these in all of my MMI stations" More from this Member | Report Response

"They allow you to have a minute to read a prompt with the question that the interviewer will ask before you go into the room with the interviewer for 7 minutes. A lot of my questions were already posted here on SDN." More from this Member | Report Response

"Looking over question samples on SDN. Thinking critically, and logically, about problems." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN. I've heard the questions change, so there really isn't any way to prepare." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"Relax, go over some questions with a friend of mine, read some useful articles" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing, business major so I have had previous experience" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN and school's website" More from this Member | Report Response

"sdn" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, their website, and talking to a few people who interviewed there." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, look over website." More from this Member | Report Response

"sdn, website" More from this Member | Report Response

"Work on communication skills. Know how to communicate what you really want to, effectively and right to the point without stumbling. (I did that by watching TV shows, hahaha)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read sdn and their website. Remembered the history." More from this Member | Report Response

"Practiced answering hypothetical interview questions to myself" More from this Member | Report Response

"look up various interview questions from other schools" More from this Member | Report Response

"i read over the SDN review" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read some of the advice on SDN, got a good eight hours of sleep, and simply didn't fret about it." More from this Member | Report Response

"I did not." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Implants are part of the curriculum. Very new technology. All of the students and faculty were so nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"The friendliness of everybody, advanced tech, faculty:staff ratio, mission trips, focus on clinical skills" More from this Member | Report Response

"Everybody was so nice!" More from this Member | Report Response

"facilities , technology, people" More from this Member | Report Response

"the clinics and the sim lab" More from this Member | Report Response

"The facility, opportunity to perform a wide variety of procedures during D3 and D4 since there are no post-doc programs, the whole patient is left to you" More from this Member | Report Response

"Technology, faculty, genuine happiness and pride in the school from the students" More from this Member | Report Response

"I loved the vast amount of experience that the students receive. They are doing implants in their fourth year! Their goal is to produce students who have just as much experience as someone who completes residency." More from this Member | Report Response

"The school is awesome - brand new facilities, lots and lots of practice on different procedures and areas in dentistry, how kind and passionate the faculty was" More from this Member | Report Response

"The staff and students were very welcoming and the atmosphere was extremely uplifting." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewers were genuinely friendly. The school was awesome. The campus is great!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The very new facilities and how nice everyone was." More from this Member | Report Response

"The facilities are top notch. It is also located just outside Chicago so you get the fun of being by a big city while not actually having to live in it." More from this Member | Report Response

"Facilities and the area surrounding campus. Also, the staff and students were very nice and polite" More from this Member | Report Response

"The friendliness of the community and how nice the facilities were." More from this Member | Report Response

"How the the people and facilities are" More from this Member | Report Response

"Everybody was very friendly and everything was very organized and clean" More from this Member | Report Response

"Facilities" More from this Member | Report Response

"The facilities" More from this Member | Report Response

"The didactic portion of the program seemed structured well, the area is nice, the campus is nice, the clinic is new, etc etc." More from this Member | Report Response

"Chance to look over questions and gather thoughts before answering." More from this Member | Report Response

"brand new facilities" More from this Member | Report Response

"Friendly staff and faculty. New facilities." More from this Member | Report Response

"New facilities" More from this Member | Report Response

"New facilities, faculty and students were very warm and friendly" More from this Member | Report Response

"How new everything was" More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviews were very laidback and the interviewers were all very friendly and helpful" More from this Member | Report Response

"the curriculum" More from this Member | Report Response

"Everything was new and high tech" More from this Member | Report Response

"Loved the campus. It's small and very pretty. They have a flock of geese that lives on campus, and the food at the cafeteria (at least what I had) is awesome. The systems-based curriculum is an obvious plus over the more traditional approach of blunt forcing each individual subject. All of the equipment is going to be brand new, everyone was really friendly, and the downer's grove/lombard area seems to a pretty good area." More from this Member | Report Response

"The people you interview with eat lunch with you after so you get to talk to them more." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cost lol. But its "normal" for a private school :/ Also the clinic is about 10 mins drive from campus, unlike other schools whose clinic is on campus." More from this Member | Report Response

"price point" More from this Member | Report Response

"How the clinic is not on campus." More from this Member | Report Response

"the cost bby" More from this Member | Report Response

"the cost" More from this Member | Report Response

"PRICE - Gawd damn!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Cost" More from this Member | Report Response

"The tuition is a lot, but the facilities and experience might be worth it. I am also concerned about the fact that they just graduated their first dental class in 2015." More from this Member | Report Response

"The tuition!!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing, but it was very cold. The weather at the time was below 30F, so make sure you check the weather forecast and pack accordingly." More from this Member | Report Response

"The tuition prices. Also, the fact that they haven't graduated a class yet makes me worried to choose them. Another concern is the amount of patients they see. Northwestern and Loyola closed their dental schools and UIC recently downsized all due to not getting enough patients. Is this new school really going to see a large amount of patients in a rich suburb like Downers Grove?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Clinic isn't on campus but only 5-10 minutes away" More from this Member | Report Response

"None, at this point." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing" More from this Member | Report Response

"snow" More from this Member | Report Response

"None of the questions were geared toward dentistry or why I am passionate about going into dentistry. I feel that the admissions representatives did not get to know me on a personal level." More from this Member | Report Response

"The program is new." More from this Member | Report Response

"Had to sit around for and hour and a half." More from this Member | Report Response

"only 1 class" More from this Member | Report Response

"COLD and WINDY! The clinic is under construction. Only first year dental students there so far because school is new." More from this Member | Report Response

"Cost, Clinic not on campus" More from this Member | Report Response

"N/A" More from this Member | Report Response

"They want 100k a year for a brand new school with no name, no specialty programs, no clinic, and no stats for boards passing rate." More from this Member | Report Response

"Since the school is brand new, the clinic is still in the process of being built and it is located about 1.5 miles off of campus." More from this Member | Report Response

"the price" More from this Member | Report Response

"Still no clinic, and no idea if there will be a big enough patient base." More from this Member | Report Response

"The PRICE, close to 400,000 ouch! Also, the goose poop:)" More from this Member | Report Response

"You only get 8 minutes in each room, so not a lot of time to talk." More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Schedule of events. They only tell you the time frame you have to be there. (8am-3pm) but we got out about 45mins early." More from this Member | Report Response

"clinic is off site" More from this Member | Report Response

"it's cold and its kind of a long day" More from this Member | Report Response

"the format of the interview/ itinerary of the day" More from this Member | Report Response

"Interview format and the agenda... the emails were very vague and not precise." More from this Member | Report Response

"Not much" More from this Member | Report Response

"It is a panel interview with two faculty and one student. They want you to be as relaxed as possible. They know you can handle the academic aspect of dental school now they just want to get to know you as a person." More from this Member | Report Response

"Lots of walking - so heels will hurt" More from this Member | Report Response

"The location of the interview. Go to the school website and look at the map if you are have issues with directions!" More from this Member | Report Response

"It is MMI style" More from this Member | Report Response

"We couldn't bring our notepads into the interview rooms, so it was really hard to get the names of the interviewers." More from this Member | Report Response

"Traveling to the school isn't very easy without a cab. If you take the Metra, plan to take a cab from the Downers Grove Metra station to the school. It is 3 miles apart." More from this Member | Report Response

"It's difficult to prepare for this type of interview. Just be alert and ready" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing" More from this Member | Report Response

"That there is no way to prepare for this interview..." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewers are very nice and conversational" More from this Member | Report Response

"It takes a minute to orient yourself on the campus because of the multitude of buildings. Make sure you have a few minutes to spare when it comes to finding the interview location." More from this Member | Report Response

"it was very laid back" More from this Member | Report Response

"I was well prepared for the interview and wasn't surprised by anything. I can assure you that reading the information on their website and SDN did help me during the interviews." More from this Member | Report Response

"No right or wrong answer" More from this Member | Report Response

"They still didn't build their clinic building." More from this Member | Report Response

"how many people were going to be there" More from this Member | Report Response

"You don't need to know anything ahead of time, stop worrying." More from this Member | Report Response

"There is no right or wrong answer." More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was already excited about this school, but the interview process made me learn a lot more about the clinical program and I am even more excited. This was a virtual interview and it went very smoothly. Make sure you have a strong wi-fi connection." More from this Member | Report Response

"I had low expectations for this school but I was honestly blown away with what it had to offer. Wear comfortable shoes, there is a lot of walking/going up and down stairs. I wore pretty comfortable boots and my feet were still kinda hurting by the end." More from this Member | Report Response

"Really amazing school, the people are as kind as can be and really want to see you succeed, can definitely see where your money is going to" More from this Member | Report Response

"the people are really really nice!" More from this Member | Report Response

"very nice school; interview seemed more straightforward than conversational" More from this Member | Report Response

"No need to be a non-profit and being a killer on price. They can apply for funding from government and offer scholarships to students." More from this Member | Report Response

"Be smart at your interview. Remember the entire thing is an interview. Even when you're alone with the students and no faculty. You're representing yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"I really liked the school. The suburban area is nice, the campus is beautiful, the facilities and technology are top-notch. The students were clearly passionate about their school and the professors seemed very approachable!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Keep doing you Midwestern" More from this Member | Report Response

"Just be true to yourself and adcoms will see that. Worked for me!!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Go in with confidence. They do their interview to test your critical thinking. They want you to form opinions based off of logic, and then evaluate on them." More from this Member | Report Response

"Don't stress out over this interview. They already know about how smart and accomplished you are. Just push on ahead and think clearly. This MMI is meant to assess your logical and critical thinking skills. Expect to be taken outside of your comfort zone with these questions, and work on potential follow up questions. In the end, make good conversation with the interviewers." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall great experience" More from this Member | Report Response

"It's a really nice school with beautiful campus." More from this Member | Report Response

"Great school" More from this Member | Report Response

"Get rid of the hour and a half of downtime as well as ask questions which actually pertain to the student being a good applicant/fit for the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"Seems like this will be an all-around solid program. I think I will be happy here if I decide to attend." More from this Member | Report Response

"Very friendly staff, and nothing to be nervous about." More from this Member | Report Response

"new school, but expensive and unproven" More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a good experience. I had a good impression about the school overall after my interviews." More from this Member | Report Response

"Fun experience, great system" More from this Member | Report Response

"Super new equipment but no teaching experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"it was a great school and i am really considering it. the interview process was different and interesting. i love the curriculum of the school. facilities are brand new and great." More from this Member | Report Response

"Great school, better than my state school for sure, but at a tall price." More from this Member | Report Response

"GREAT SCHOOL! And actually liked the interview process." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 10
Faculty member 13
Admissions staff 11
Other 0

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 32
Neutral 1
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
9.25 36

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 7
Out of state 26

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 6
2-3 hours 7
4-6 hours 11
7+ hours 8

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 19
Automobile 12
Train or subway 1
Other 0

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

Response # Responders
< $100 6
$101-$200 2
$201-$300 8
$301-$400 2
$401-$500 6
$501+ 4

What airport did you use?

O'hare airport

I flew into O'hare. That airport is chaotic.

Ohare

ORD

O'Hare

Midway

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 1
Hotel 23
Home 4
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn

Double Tree Inn and Suites by Hilton

Embassy Suites

HolidayInn

No

Sofitel Chicago

Sure Stay Plus

SureStay

Yes

Would you recommend the hotel?

Comfort Inn

Double Tree Inn and Suites by Hilton

Embassy Suites

HolidayInn

No

Sofitel Chicago

Sure Stay Plus

SureStay

Yes

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.22 36

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
7.78 36

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.53 36

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
8.50 36

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
9.03 36

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.89 36

0 = low, 10 = high

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"n/a" More from this Member | Report Response

"Be concise in email for interview process e.g. day agenda, interview structure/style" More from this Member | Report Response

"Keep it up. I was extremely impressed." More from this Member | Report Response

"Have the interviews more throughout the day. For instance, split the interview group up into a few different groups with the same things on the to-do list but doing them at different times. That way all the people interviewing wouldn't be just sitting in a room waiting to interview at the end of the long day of information." More from this Member | Report Response

"They are great! They helped me when I had questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Keep it up!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Keep up the good work!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Give a longer tour of the campus. Eliminate the 1.5 hours of downtime." More from this Member | Report Response

"Less down time during the interview, could have taken tours in separate groups while the other group was interviewing" More from this Member | Report Response

"Less down time" More from this Member | Report Response

"None" More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing, they are absolutely fantastic!!" More from this Member | Report Response

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